Network Administrator, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Network Administrator, IT is $50,587 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Network Administrator, IT Total Pay (?
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$35,150 - $70,957
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MEDIAN: $50,587
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Network Administrator, IT Total Pay (?
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$12.30 - $28.80
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,150 - $70,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,137  
Profit Sharing
$298.49 - $8,877  
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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$32,648 - $71,095  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,756
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $28.80  
   
Overtime
$16.87 - $42.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,137  
   
Commission
$70.00 - $2,500  
Profit Sharing
$298.49 - $8,877  
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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$32,648 - $71,095  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,756
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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

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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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Philadelphia
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Phoenix
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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

SQL
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Windows 2003 Server
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UNIX
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Cisco Networking
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Microsoft Exchange
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Network Management / Administration
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$50,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Linux
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Access
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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
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%
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