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Network Administrator, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Network Administrator, IT is $50,599 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Network Administrator, IT Salary (?
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$35,133 - $71,141
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MEDIAN: $50,599
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Network Administrator, IT Salary (?
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$12.36 - $28.75
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,133 - $71,141  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
Profit Sharing
$296.43 - $8,243  
Commission
$70.00 - $2,500  
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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$32,633 - $71,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,707
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $28.75  
   
Overtime
$17.06 - $41.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
   
Commission
$70.00 - $2,500  
Profit Sharing
$296.43 - $8,243  
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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$32,633 - $71,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 877
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Job Description for Network Administrator, IT

IT network administrators are responsible for supporting groups of computers and other technology devices that are interconnected and communicate using different computer technologies, such as local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). IT network administrators are responsible for both the hardware and software that is required to build, configure and maintain a LAN and/or WAN. They also troubleshoot the organization's network infrastructure when problems arise. Network administrators have knowledge and understanding of servers, firewalls and routers as well as a strong background in network design, implementation and network connectivity experience.
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Network Administrator, IT Tasks
  • Provide hands-on network administration support, network maintenance and operations support.
  • Recommend networking software and hardware enhancements.
  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and other company networks.
  • Diagnose and correct network systems issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, IT

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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New York
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles
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San Antonio
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San Diego
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St. Louis
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Philadelphia
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Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Portland
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National Average
$50,000
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Oklahoma City
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Experience Affects Network Administrator, IT Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, IT Salaries

Cisco Networking
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Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 1%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
Network Management / Administration
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$50,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Linux
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Microsoft Access
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up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%