The average salary for a Network Technician is $43,823 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Network Technician Total Pay (?
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$30,665 - $62,399
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MEDIAN: $43,823
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Network Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.15 - $29.67
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,665 - $62,399  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,067  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $3,477  
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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$29,180 - $65,334  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 824
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$17.22 - $45.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $3,477  
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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$29,180 - $65,334  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 824
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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
  • Analyze problems and define solutions for existing network issues.
  • Respond to troubleshoot and repair failures preventing customer access to critical applications throughout the organization.
  • Prepare price quotes for customers for standard PC hardware, software and peripheral equipment.
  • Maintain the LAN which includes daily monitoring for system failures, performing daily data backups and network performance tracking.
  • Diagnose wiring problems and resolve them.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Denver
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Cincinnati
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New York
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San Diego
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Chicago
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Baltimore
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Austin
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National Average
$43,000
Orlando
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Houston
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Atlanta
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Network Technician Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Network Technician Salaries

Cisco Networking
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Network Management / Administration
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Switching and Routing
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National Average
$43,000
Network Support
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Troubleshooting
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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