Entry-Level Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians make around $17.25 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians (89 percent) who took the survey are men. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$32,769 - $60,197
$33K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,881
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$13.22 - $24.57
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MEDIAN: $17.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,769 - $60,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,381  
Profit Sharing
$509  
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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$29,910 - $56,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$20.60 - $36.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,381  
   
Profit Sharing
$509  
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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$29,910 - $56,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 275

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,389

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Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+18 percent), Phoenix (+16 percent), Raleigh (+14 percent), and San Diego (+14 percent). Compared to the national average, Indianapolis Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Cincinnati (14 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician in Lakewood:
This is a fast paced environment. Always need to be aware and on point. Monitor networks as well as pipelines.

Key Stats for Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Salaries

Linux
▲10%

Switching and Routing
▲6%

Network Management / Administration
▲6%

Telecommunications
▲5%

Cisco Networking
▲2%

Troubleshooting
▲1%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


Windows 2003 Server
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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