Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salary

Median pay for Data Communications Analysts in the United States is around $61K annually. Most Data Communications Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Data Communications Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,425 - $80,597
$48K
$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,658
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$10.98 - $26.94
$11
$24
$27
MEDIAN: $23.67
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$48,425 - $80,597  
   
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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$41,968 - $84,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
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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$41,968 - $84,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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 may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Network Engineer, where median compensation is $90K annually. It is quite typical for Data Communications Analysts to transition into roles as Network Engineers or IT Network Engineers, where reported median earnings are $6K and $2K higher per year.

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Key Stats for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼5%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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