Network Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salary

For Network Administrators in Chicago, annual average wages total $60K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Network Administrators in Chicago, Ill. is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,549 - $80,552
$50K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,418
10%
50%
90%

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$23.50 - $44.49
$26
MEDIAN: $26.06
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$0$93K
Salary $49,549 - $80,552
Bonus $1,500 - $19,215
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$49,133 - $93,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $26.06
Overtime $43.50
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $1,500 - $19,215
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$49,133 - $93,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Network Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 15 salaries. A Network Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Network Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Network Administrator Salaries

▲25%

▲19%

National Average
$61,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator Salaries

Virtualization
▲34%

VMware ESX
▲31%

Windows 2003 Server
▲31%

Microsoft Word
▲30%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▲28%



Windows Operating System General Use
▲26%




Linux
▲12%


National Average
$61,000

Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 11%
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