Network Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Network Specialist is $52,021 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Cisco Networking is associated with high pay for this job.
Network Specialist Total Pay (?
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$34,702 - $77,485
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MEDIAN: $52,021
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Network Specialist Total Pay (?
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$13.98 - $33.72
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,702 - $77,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,527  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,500  
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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$33,829 - $77,428  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $33.72  
   
Overtime
$22.71 - $40.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,527  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,500  
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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$33,829 - $77,428  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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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
  • Install and troubleshoot problems with all software installed on company computer equipment.
  • Setup and support all network equipment including servers, PC’s, printers and LAN equipment.
  • Installing phones, phone lines and troubleshooting problems with telephone communications.
  • Administrate and setup of all user accounts to access the network and email.
  • Maintain daily and monthly backups of servers ensuring data integrity.

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Experience Affects Network Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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$50,000

Skills That Affect Network Specialist Salaries

Network Support
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$50,000

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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