Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salary

Median pay for Data Communications Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $64K annually. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Data Communications Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,244 - $89,121
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$64K
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MEDIAN: $64,005
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$10.98 - $44.04
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MEDIAN: $24.97
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$0$89K
Salary $48,244 - $89,121
Bonus $405.47 - $9,863
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$43,803 - $89,040
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $10.98 - $44.04
Overtime $39.10
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $405.47 - $9,863
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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$43,803 - $89,040
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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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Data Communications Analysts' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Network Engineer. The average Senior Network Engineer brings home $90K per year. With an annual salary of $65K, Network Engineer is the most common role for Data Communications Analysts to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an IT Network Engineer role — which usually pays $61K — is also typical for Data Communications Analysts, though less common by comparison.

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Key Stats for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
▼4%


Microsoft Word
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%
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