Network Operations Specialist Salary

Network Operations Specialists in the United States take home an average $56K per year. Work is enjoyable for Network Operations Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the greater part get vision benefits. Most Network Operations Specialists survey respondents are men (71 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,981 - $80,494

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$15.36 - $35.25

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,981 - $80,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,024  
Total Pay (?
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$35,617 - $79,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $35.25  
   
Overtime
$19.20 - $54.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,024  
   
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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$35,617 - $79,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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 pay less than market rate 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.


Network Operations Specialists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $52K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 11%

National Average
$53,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 8%

Network Support
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 16%
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