Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salary

A Network Administrator, LAN / WAN earns an average salary of $58,975 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,867 - $79,076
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,975
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$14.43 - $34.50
(Median)
$14
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,867 - $79,076  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,146  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $11,920  
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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$37,048 - $79,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $34.50  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $55.69  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,146  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $11,920  
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).
)
$37,048 - $79,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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


Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$59,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salaries

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$59,000

Linux
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%
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