Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salary

Pay for Data Communications Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $62K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The vast majority of Data Communications Analysts (83 percent) survey respondents are men. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and a majority have vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$48,299 - $87,642
$48K
$62K
$88K
MEDIAN: $61,759
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$10.98 - $26.94
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$24
$27
MEDIAN: $23.67
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,299 - $87,642  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$41,469 - $86,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $26.94  
   
Overtime
$38.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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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$41,469 - $86,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst

Network systems/data communications analysts are responsible for developing and maintaining LANs (local area networks) and WANs (wide area networks). Some positions include monitoring VOIP connections as well.

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Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Tasks

  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.

Common Career Paths for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst


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As Data Communications Analysts transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Network Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Network Engineers earn $90K on average per year. Data Communications Analysts most often move into positions as Network Engineers or IT Network Engineers; those groups report median salaries that are $5K higher and $1K higher, respectively.

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Key Stats for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$60,000


Microsoft Word
▼4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%