Network Administrator with Cisco Networking Skills Salary

Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills pull down an average of $58K annually. Total cash earnings of Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills range from $39K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $5K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by geography and the individual firm. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,847 - $79,949
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,262
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$14.66 - $33.64
(Median)
$15
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,847 - $79,949  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,966  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $5,171  
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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$38,714 - $80,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $33.64  
   
Overtime
$18.28 - $49.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $5,171  
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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$38,714 - $80,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 478
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Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $60K. Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $65K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $70K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,443

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San Diego offers some of the highest pay in the country for Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills, 20 percent above the national average. Network Administrators with Cisco Networking skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+14 percent), New York (+13 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Dallas (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Anchorage.

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Experience Affects Network Administrator Salaries

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National Average
$57,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 528 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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