Network Operations Specialist Salary

Pay for Network Operations Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $49K per year. Work is enjoyable for Network Operations Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Network Operations Specialists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,208 - $72,244
$29K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,685
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50%
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$19.88 - $32.09
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$0$76K
Salary $29,208 - $72,244
Bonus $990 - $7,891
Total Pay (?
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$35,489 - $76,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $19.88 - $32.09
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $990 - $7,891
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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$35,489 - $76,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Network Operations Specialist

Network operations specialists participate in their employer's computer network design and implementation. These specialists must be familiar with networking technologies, such as cryptographic tunneling, switching, routing, firewall, and other networking relevant tools, as well as VoIP and TDM engineering. Working knowledge of VMWare, Linux and SAN environments is often required, as is experience in routing voiceover IP traffic. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) is desirable.

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Network Operations Specialist Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Operations Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Network Operations Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Operations Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Operations Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Network Operations Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 9 salaries. A Network Operations Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Network Operations Specialist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▼0%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Experienced
▼17%

Skills That Affect Network Operations Specialist Salaries

Cisco Networking
▲24%

Network Support
▲6%


National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 10%
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