Network Technician Salary

A Network Technician earns an average wage of $19.50 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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$30,523 - $66,420
$31K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,068
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90%

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$12.60 - $29.77
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,523 - $66,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$99.67 - $4,955  
Commission
$550  
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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$29,663 - $66,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 553
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $29.77  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $47.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
Commission
$550  
Profit Sharing
$99.67 - $4,955  
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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$29,663 - $66,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 615

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,105

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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 161 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Network Technician Salaries

▲43%

▲26%

▲8%

National Average
$43,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Network Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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