Network Administrator Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Network Administrator in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $54,459 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Virtualization and Microsoft SQL Server.
Network Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$37,413 - $80,086
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,413 - $80,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,032  
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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$35,836 - $81,248  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator in Chicago, Illinois
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Network Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Network Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Virtualization
up arrow 27%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 3%
Network Support
up arrow 3%
VMware ESX
up arrow 3%
National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 4%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 9%
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