Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salary

A Network Administrator, LAN / WAN earns an average salary of $59,660 per year.

$40,015 - $82,902
(Median)
$40K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,660
10%
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90%

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$18.32 - $36.19
(Median)
$18
$26
$36
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,015 - $82,902  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,576  
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
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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$39,747 - $83,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$18.32 - $36.19  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $88.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,576  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
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).
)
$39,747 - $83,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN

Network administrators (LAN/WAN) are responsible for maintaining computing environments, identifying system requirements, handling repairs, installing upgrades, and monitoring network operations and efficiency for their organizations. They also confer with end-users and management, set up permissions and workstations, access protocols, perform security upgrades, and patch critical vulnerabilities in network systems.

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Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Tasks

  • 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
$61,000



Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salaries

Network Management / Administration
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Microsoft Exchange
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Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$61,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Linux
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Microsoft Office
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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