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Network Administrator, LAN Salary (United States)

Men make up the majority of LAN Network Administrators in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $53K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Network Administrator, LAN Salary (?
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$39,170 - $73,503
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MEDIAN: $52,882
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Network Administrator, LAN Salary (?
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$14.43 - $34.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,170 - $73,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,059  
Profit Sharing
$1,525 - $5,192  
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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$35,419 - $75,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $34.94  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $49.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,525 - $5,192  
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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$35,419 - $75,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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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At the upper end, LAN Network Administrators who move into a Senior Systems Engineer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Senior Systems Engineers is $88K per year. The most common next step for a LAN Network Administrator is to become an Information Technology Manager or a WAN Network Administrator. The former position pays an additional $23K per year on average, and the latter position pays $1K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN

LAN Network Administrators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Access, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Cisco Networking. Those educated in Network Management / Administration tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $46K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $54K. For LAN Network Administrators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $63K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $56K.

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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$52,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 6%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
National Average
$52,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%