Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salary (United States)

A Network Administrator, LAN / WAN earns an average salary of $56,797 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Total Pay (?
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$38,737 - $75,682
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MEDIAN: $56,797
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Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Total Pay (?
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$14.84 - $34.09
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,737 - $75,682  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,621  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,900  
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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$36,823 - $76,886  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 767
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $34.09  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $51.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,621  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,900  
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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$36,823 - $76,886  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 767
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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN

  • Support operating capability of networks, both wireless and wired.
  • Respond to unplanned events that adversely affect the network or computing environment.
  • Investigate, recommend, and install enhancements and operating procedures that regulate network availability.
  • Oversee network infrastructure and monitor system reliability and performance.
  • Plan and implement network security, set up firewalls, manage host security, apply cryptography to network applications, and regulate file permissions.

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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salaries

Cisco Networking
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Linux
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Network Management / Administration
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Microsoft Exchange
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National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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UNIX
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SQL
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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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