Network Operations Specialist Salary

Median pay for Network Operations Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $54K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The majority of Network Operations Specialists (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,187 - $81,264
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$81K
MEDIAN: $54,088
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$15.10 - $34.41
(Median)
$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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
$37,187 - $81,264  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$34,257 - $80,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $34.41  
   
Overtime
$19.20 - $54.25  
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 - $5,039  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$34,257 - $80,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Network Operations Specialist

  • Troubleshoot, classify, and resolve problems, analyze trends, and recommend changes.
  • Document current state, trouble tickets, performance reports, network faults, and recommendations.
  • Monitor, upgrade, and maintain networks to ensure smooth flow of operations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Operations Specialist

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


For Network Operations Specialists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $49K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $51K. Network Operations Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $65K. Network Operations Specialists who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $70K.

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Experience Affects Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%


Skills That Affect Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 17%

National Average
$53,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 5%

Network Support
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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