Network Technician Salary

A Network Technician earns an average wage of $19.44 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Telecommunications is associated with high pay for this job.
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$31,307 - $67,286
$31K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,826
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50%
90%

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$13.31 - $30.28
$13
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.89
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$0$68K
Salary $31,307 - $67,286
Bonus $0.00 - $5,042
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,132
Commission $2,900
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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$30,158 - $68,157
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 508
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $13.31 - $30.28
Overtime $21.65 - $46.85
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,042
Commission $2,900
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,132
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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$30,158 - $68,157
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 571

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Job Description for Network Technician

Network technicians work with vendors, programmers, and customers to aid with installation and troubleshooting needs. Some other key tasks that network technicians perform include (but are not limited to): troubleshooting hardware, software and network problems; configuring and installing operating systems; training users; installing and troubleshooting network cable infrastructure; and writing scripts and creating files to enhance operating systems. Network technicians should possess the following abilities: being able to effectively troubleshoot a wide range of problems; multitask; communicate well in person and over the phone with vendors and customers (who will inevitably have varying degrees of knowledge in the network technician's field); the ability to stay organized and prioritize tasks; and the ability to work alone and to work well with others.

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Network Technician Tasks

  • Maintain the LAN which includes daily monitoring for system failures, performing daily data backups and network performance tracking.
  • Diagnose wiring problems and resolve them.
  • Prepare price quotes for customers for standard PC hardware, software and peripheral equipment.
  • Analyze problems and define solutions for existing network issues.
  • Respond to troubleshoot and repair failures preventing customer access to critical applications throughout the organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Technician

Pay by Experience for a Network Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 724 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 292 salaries. An experienced Network Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 240 salaries. A Network Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,042

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Network Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Network Technician?

Network Technician in Marlborough:
"Get Job."
Pros: My Job.
Cons: Change me to salery.

Network Technician in nj:
"Love it."
Pros: Troubleshooting, Travel.
Cons: Company does not pay enough.

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Key Stats for Network Technician

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Network Technician Salaries

▲42%

▲24%

▲6%

National Average
$44,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Network Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%
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