Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salary

Pay for Data Communications Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K per year. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Data Communications Analysts far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,547 - $84,984
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,353
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50%
90%

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$13.25 - $36.52
(Median)
$13
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$40,547 - $84,984  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,443  
Total Pay (?
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$38,364 - $88,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $36.52  
   
Overtime
$20.79 - $37.50  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,443  
   
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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$38,364 - $88,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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

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

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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 $89K per year. When Data Communications Analysts are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Network Engineers or IT Network Engineers. Those roles pay an additional $5K and $1K, respectively.

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Data Communications Analysts usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Cisco Networking, Microsoft Word, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Office
0%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
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