Network Analyst Salary

Network Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Cash earnings for Network Analysts — including $7K in bonuses and $11K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $38K to $83K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Network Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Network Analysts (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,427 - $82,496
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,737
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$15.82 - $34.81
(Median)
$16
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,427 - $82,496  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,066  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,570  
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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$38,134 - $82,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 641
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.82 - $34.81  
   
Overtime
$21.30 - $49.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,066  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,570  
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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$38,134 - $82,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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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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Network Analysts may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Network Engineer, where median compensation is $89K annually.

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Popular Skills for Network Analyst


Survey results show that Network Analysts use a fair number of skills. Lucky workers who know Network Architecture / Design can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 43 percent above average. Wireless Data Communications and IP Network are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 5 percent and 43 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Information Technology Support and Network Support. It is often found that people who know Network Management / Administration are also skilled in Cisco Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Analyst

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


Network Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $57K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Network Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. 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 $69K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Network Analysts that is 52 percent greater than the national average, Naples offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Network Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+18 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Pittsburgh (+17 percent), and San Antonio (+13 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Network Analysts in Greenville earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Employers in Little Rock and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (24 percent lower and 18 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Network Analyst Salaries



National Average
$57,000



Skills That Affect Network Analyst Salaries

Network Architecture / Design
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Network Management / Administration
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National Average
$57,000

Network Support
up arrow 3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 11%
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