Senior Network Administrator, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Network Administrator, IT is $67,574 per year. A skill in Storage Area Networking (SAN) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Senior Network Administrator, IT Total Pay (?
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$47,854 - $90,065
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MEDIAN: $67,573
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Senior Network Administrator, IT Total Pay (?
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$16.30 - $40.77
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$47,854 - $90,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,733  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,428  
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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$47,406 - $92,634  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.30 - $40.77  
   
Overtime
$10.10 - $54.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,733  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,428  
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).
)
$47,406 - $92,634  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,397
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Job Description for Senior Network Administrator, IT

Information technology (IT) senior network administrators are responsible for providing system- and network-related solutions for their organization's information-technology assets. They oversee the functioning of networking equipment and follow strict maintenance standards. Their experience in the IT and networking fields is also used to develop new strategies to optimize server operation. They work with other IT team members, supervisors, and end-users to work on connectivity problems. IT senior network administrators also manage complex system requirements and create technical documentation for users.
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Senior Network Administrator, IT Tasks
  • Perform day-to-day administration of the company's network infrastructure.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot network performance and security issues.
  • Install, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot routers, gateways, firewalls, and other networking infrastructure for local area and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), including Internet connectivity.
  • Train and provide troubleshooting procedures to helpdesk personnel for first-line network issues.

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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Washington
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New York
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San Diego
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Houston
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Atlanta
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Miami
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National Average
$68,000
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Experience Affects Senior Network Administrator, IT Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Senior Network Administrator, IT Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
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UNIX
up arrow 10%
VMware ESX
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Cisco Networking
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National Average
$68,000
Network Management / Administration
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Exchange
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Linux
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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