Network Administrator, LAN Salary

Men account for the majority of LAN Network Administrators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $52K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,439 - $75,037

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$15.20 - $35.70

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,439 - $75,037  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,976  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,853 - $76,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $35.70  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $45.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,976  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,853 - $76,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN

  • Assist in the planning, development, testing and deployment of local and global IT initiatives.
  • Oversee network infrastructure.
  • Monitor system reliability and performance.
  • Support the configuration and operation of local and global communications infrastructure.

Common Career Paths for Network Administrator, LAN


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LAN Network Administrators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Systems Engineer. The average Senior Systems Engineer brings home $88K per year. LAN Network Administrators most often move into positions as Information Technology Managers or WAN Network Administrators; those groups report median salaries that are $25K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN


Survey results imply that LAN Network Administrators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Most people skilled in Network Management / Administration are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $45K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $52K. On average, LAN Network Administrators make $62K following one to two decades on the job. LAN Network Administrators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $57K.

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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries


Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Exchange
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$52,000

Cisco Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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