Network Administrator, LAN Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, LAN Network Administrators earn an average of $54K annually. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most LAN Network Administrators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$42,262 - $77,281
$42K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,966
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$42,262 - $77,281  
   
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$1,400  
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$37,705 - $77,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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 who transition into a Senior Systems Engineer role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $89K per year. A LAN Network Administrator often moves on to become an Information Technology Manager or a WAN Network Administrator.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN


LAN Network Administrators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Exchange. Competency in Microsoft Office frequently indicates knowledge of Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. LAN Network Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. LAN Network Administrators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Key Stats for Network Administrator, LAN

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

▲6%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲6%

Microsoft Access
▲4%


Microsoft Office
▲1%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Word
▼5%


Microsoft Exchange
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None:
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