Network Administrator, LAN Salary

The average LAN Network Administrator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $60K per year. The vast majority (86 percent) of LAN Network Administrators who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The majority of LAN Network Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,688 - $80,537
$44K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,758
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50%
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$0$80K
Salary $43,688 - $80,537
Bonus $2,590
Profit Sharing $3,000
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$45,229 - $80,131
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN

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

Common Career Paths for Network Administrator, LAN


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LAN Network Administrators may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Systems Engineer, where median compensation is $89K annually. More often than not, an Information Technology Manager role is the next step for LAN Network Administrators moving up in the field. Information Technology Managers usually make $78K per year. Many other LAN Network Administrators choose to take on a WAN Network Administrator role, where salaries are typically $54K.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN


Survey results suggest that LAN Network Administrators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Microsoft Access, Network Management / Administration, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Exchange. Employees educated in Microsoft Office are typically practiced in Network Management / Administration, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

Pay by Experience for a Network Administrator, LAN has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Administrator, LAN with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Administrator, LAN with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator, LAN which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 11 salaries. A Network Administrator, LAN with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Network Administrator, LAN

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Late-Career
▼7%

▼7%

▼13%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼7%

Microsoft Access
▼8%


Microsoft Office
▼11%

Cisco Networking
▼11%


Microsoft Exchange
▼16%

Microsoft Word
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 5%
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