Network Operations Specialist Salary

Pay for Network Operations Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $57K per year. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Network Operations Specialists who answered the questionnnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,450 - $80,596
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,506
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$15.23 - $35.10
(Median)
$15
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,450 - $80,596  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
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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$34,892 - $79,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.23 - $35.10  
   
Overtime
$19.13 - $54.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
   
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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$34,892 - $79,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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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Job skills reported by Network Operations Specialists are limited. Those who have experience with Cisco Networking, Network Support, and Network Management / Administration can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Network Management / Administration and Network Support.

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. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $48K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $52K. Network Operations Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. Network Operations Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $70K.

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Experience Affects Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 14%

National Average
$53,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 7%

Network Support
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 15%
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