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Network Administrator, LAN Salary

LAN Network Administrators in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $53K annually. Most LAN Network Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,955 - $74,536
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,503
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90%

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$14.81 - $35.27
(Median)
$15
$19
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,955 - $74,536  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,119  
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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$35,235 - $75,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $35.27  
   
Overtime
$20.21 - $44.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,119  
   
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).
)
$35,235 - $75,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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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For LAN Network Administrators, progressing to a Senior Systems Engineer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Systems Engineer can earn $88K annually. LAN Network Administrators typically move into roles as Information Technology Managers or WAN Network Administrators, and those positions pay $25K more and $2K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN


Survey results imply that LAN Network Administrators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Exchange, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 8 percent. Most people familiar with Network Management / Administration also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $45K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $63K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $57K.

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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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