Network Analyst Salary

Network Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Total cash compensation to Network Analysts bottoms out near $39K and approaches $84K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $7K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Network Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (88 percent) of Network Analysts who answered the questionnaire are male. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,230 - $83,960
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,225
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90%

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$15.82 - $34.53
(Median)
$16
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,230 - $83,960  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,718  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,276  
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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$38,818 - $83,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 707
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.82 - $34.53  
   
Overtime
$21.32 - $48.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,718  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,276  
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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$38,818 - $83,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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Job Description for Network Analyst

A network analyst is an information technology professional who specializes in the maintenance and upkeep of computer network systems. They are responsible for working together with (and assisting) network engineers and other computer professionals with the maintenance of all hardware, software, and peripherals within these system. Some of the analyst's specific responsibilities include the upkeep and monitoring of workstations, servers, and connectivity devices. They also handle the design, development, implementation and daily operation of their companies' network.

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Network Analyst Tasks

  • Evaluate vendor products and make recommendations for the purchases.
  • Plan and organize load configuration of central communication processor.
  • Coordinate company data communications network, cable installation, network system planning, monitoring, testing and servicing.
  • Troubleshoot network-related problems.

Common Career Paths for Network Analyst


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As Network Analysts transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Network Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Network Engineers earn $89K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Network Analyst


Network Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Network Architecture / Design, Microsoft Active Directory, and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 42 percent, 11 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Information Technology Support, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Those familiar with Network Management / Administration also tend to know Cisco Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Analyst

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


For Network Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. For Network Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $71K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,581

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

For Network Analysts, Washington provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average. Network Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+16 percent), Pittsburgh (+16 percent), Minneapolis (+13 percent), and Houston (+12 percent). Network Analysts' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Network Analysts in Greenville bring in salaries that are 26 percent lower than the national average. Employers pay around 22 percent less in Little Rock and 11 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Network Analyst Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Network Analyst Salaries

Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 42%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 11%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 4%

IP Network
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%

Wireless Data Communications
up arrow 3%

National Average
$58,000

Network Support
up arrow 2%

VoIP
up arrow 2%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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