Network Manager Salary (United States)

A Network Manager earns an average salary of $78,388 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management, Network Architecture / Design, Cisco Networking, and Project Management.
Network Manager Total Pay (?
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$49,365 - $110,354
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110K
MEDIAN: $78,388
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Network Manager Total Pay (?
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$15.00 - $51.28
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,365 - $110,354  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $14,648  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $13,600  
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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$49,085 - $117,795  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 575
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $51.28  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$242.40 - $14,648  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $13,600  
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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$49,085 - $117,795  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 575
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Job Description for Network Manager

A network manager ensures that all parts of a company's network of computers are functioning properly. This position generally requires work outside of traditional business hours. Not only do computers have a habit of breaking at all hours of the day and night, but there are also hardware and software upgrades and other types of changes to infrastructure which generally need to be executed during non-business hours, so that workflow will not be interrupted. Some companies will offer comp time to make up for these odd hours, but others do not.
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Network Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate installation of all data circuits.
  • Schedule the installation of network devices, software and firmware patches and updates.
  • Maintain warranty and support contract documentation for network hardware and software components.
  • Monitor, control, and manage recovery from any network failures or problems.
  • Approve network and configuration changes.

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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Austin
up arrow 43%
Boston
up arrow 30%
New York
up arrow 22%
Columbus
up arrow 19%
Chicago
up arrow 16%
Dallas
up arrow 2%
Atlanta
0%
National Average
$79,000
Albany
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Miami
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Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Network Manager Salaries

National Average
$79,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Network Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 29%
Project Management
up arrow 14%
VMware ESX
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Network Management / Administration
0%
National Average
$79,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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