Median pay for Network Analysts in the United States is around $58K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Network Analysts spread between $38K and $82K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$40,151 - $82,999
$40K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,260
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50%
90%

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$15.13 - $33.72
$15
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,151 - $82,999  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $7,071  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$38,380 - $82,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 443
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $33.72  
   
Overtime
$21.21 - $52.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$195.74 - $7,071  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$38,380 - $82,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Network Analyst


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Network Analysts who go on to become Senior Network Engineers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Senior Network Engineers is $90K annually. Going from Network Analyst to Network Engineer is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $65K. Many others choose to work as Network Administrators, where pay is typically $54K.

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Popular Skills for Network Analyst


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Network Architecture / Design and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 45 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Those listing Information Technology Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Active Directory also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Network Management / Administration tend to be well versed in Cisco Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Analyst

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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 $59K. Network Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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 $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,314

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Surpassing the national average by 54 percent, Network Analysts in Naples receive some of the highest pay in the country. Network Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+20 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Pittsburgh (+17 percent), and Minneapolis (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Charlotte. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Little Rock and Houston (16 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Network Analyst

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Network Analyst Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Network Analyst Salaries

Network Architecture / Design
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Windows Server 2012 R2
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$56,000


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Microsoft Excel
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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