Network Administrator, LAN Salary

Men account for the majority of LAN Network Administrators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $52K per year. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Most LAN Network Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,821 - $74,893
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,107
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50%
90%

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$15.39 - $36.00
(Median)
$15
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,821 - $74,893  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,865  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$36,961 - $76,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.39 - $36.00  
   
Overtime
$20.67 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,865  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$36,961 - $76,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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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LAN Network Administrators who go on to become Senior Systems Engineers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Senior Systems Engineers is $89K annually. Career advancement for the typical LAN Network Administrator often leads to becoming an Information Technology Manager or a WAN Network Administrator; median salaries in these positions are $25K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN


LAN Network Administrators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word. Those proficient in Network Management / Administration are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $45K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $53K. On average, LAN Network Administrators make $62K following one to two decades on the job. LAN Network Administrators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $56K.

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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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