Network Administrator with Cisco Networking Skills Salary

Earnings for Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills come in at around $59K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills can bottom out near $39K or peak near $80K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and experience level are driving factors as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,375 - $79,614
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$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,738
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$15.12 - $32.54
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,375 - $79,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,086  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $7,946  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$39,088 - $80,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,191
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $32.54  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $50.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,086  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $7,946  
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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$39,088 - $80,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 262
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills include U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force (USAF), Compuweigh, U.S. Marine Corps, and General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. General Dynamics Information Technology Inc offers the largest salaries in town — $67K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator

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


For many Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $52K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $60K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $66K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $70K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,431

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills that is 21 percent greater than the national average, Honolulu offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+17 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and New York (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa.

Key Stats for Network Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 271 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Network Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$57,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 271 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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