The average pay for a Network Specialist is $53,868 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,043 - $82,804
$37K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,868
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$14.69 - $30.25
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MEDIAN: $21.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,043 - $82,804  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$35,638 - $79,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $30.25  
   
Overtime
$20.74 - $49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$35,638 - $79,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Job Description for Network Specialist

A network specialist works in a company’s information technology (IT) department to ensure constant connectivity. The network specialist makes sure that employees who rely on a company intranet can communicate with one another. For companies that rely on an Internet presence with customers, the network specialist also ensures that the company’s website and e-commerce infrastructure works at all times.

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Network Specialist Tasks

  • Administrate and setup of all user accounts to access the network and email.
  • Setup and support all network equipment including servers, PC's, printers and LAN equipment.
  • Maintain daily and monthly backups of servers ensuring data integrity.
  • Installing phones, phone lines and troubleshooting problems with telephone communications.
  • Install and troubleshoot problems with all software installed on company computer equipment.

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Network Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Network Specialist?

Network Specialist in Jacksonville:
"Flexible Learning Environment."
Pros: Learning environment is positive and always has room for growth. Mentally simulating figuring out Networking problems whether its related to an IP scheme or inputting commands in order to interconnect all devices and end users.
Cons: The parking space is always crowded.

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Key Stats for Network Specialist

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Network Specialist Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Network Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 27%


Windows Server 2012 R2
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Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 7%

Information Technology (IT) Support
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National Average
$51,000


Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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