AU$63,079
Avg. Salary
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A Network Administrator with Network Management / Administration skills earns an average salary of AU$62,413 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$43,026 - AU$91,072
AU$43K
AU$63K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$63,079
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50%
90%
AU$23.14 - AU$39.58
AU$23
AU$30
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$29.97
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$91K
Salary AU$43,026 - AU$91,072
Bonus AU$250 - AU$7,000
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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AU$45,418 - AU$90,751
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$23.14 - AU$39.58
Overtime AU$47.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$90K
Bonus AU$250 - AU$7,000
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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AU$45,418 - AU$90,751
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Network Administrator

Network administrators are responsible for the upkeep of computer hardware and software systems. They usually focus on the network components within their company. In some cases it is the responsibility of network administrators to design and implement new networks. Although some of the responsibilities for network administrators may vary depending on the size and locations of the company they work for, there are still some common responsibilities that all administrators will share. They are generally in charge of network address assignments, management and implementation of protocols. They also handle the maintenance of networks and file servers. When working for smaller companies, network administrators are also usually in charge of conducting maintenance on computers, printer, routers, smartphones, etc. Their duties include network monitoring, testing for weaknesses, handling updates, installing and implementing security programs, and evaluating network management software. Network administrators are also responsible for ensuring that the network used by the organization is working effectively and is properly maintained. Administrators who work for smaller companies also have the responsibility of making sure that licenses are paid for and up to date, checking for security breaches, and maintaining proper installations and applications. In order to become a network administrator it is important to have extensive technical knowledge. It is also important to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, or another related field. Working as a network administrator can be stimulating and exciting for those with an interest in technology and computer networks. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Network Administrator Tasks

  • Perform delivery, physical setup, installation, troubleshooting and repair of all hardware and software.
  • Train users on software applications, systems, AV, and telecom systems.
  • Maintain telecom system, including telecom, handsets, and company PDA's.
  • Maintain IT inventories updating schedules as needed and properly disposing of equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Network Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 32 salaries. A Network Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$64,589

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Network Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Network Administrator Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
AU$65,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 91%