Computer Network / LAN Specialist Salary

Computer Network Specialists in the United States take home an average $52K annually. Most Computer Network Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. The vast majority of Computer Network Specialists (86 percent) survey respondents are men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,453 - $103,017
$39K
$52K
$100K
MEDIAN: $51,581
10%
50%
90%

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$14.58 - $32.04
$22
MEDIAN: $22.50
50%

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$0$103K
Salary $39,453 - $103,017
Bonus $2,500
Total Pay (?
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$31,409 - $100,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $22.50
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $2,500
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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$31,409 - $100,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Computer Network / LAN Specialist

  • Write user and procedural documentation.
  • Monitor LAN performance and security.
  • Manage user accounts, configure user access to local area network (LAN) resources, and troubleshoot network and desktop connectivity problems.
  • Establishes and implements LAN policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Acquire, install, maintain and use the organization's local area network.

Common Career Paths for Computer Network / LAN Specialist


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At the upper end, Computer Network Specialists who move into an Information Technology Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Information Technology Managers is a much higher $78K per year. Many Computer Network Specialists advance into roles as IT Network Administrators or Information Technology Specialists, but the median salaries are $3K lower and $3K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Computer Network / LAN Specialist


Survey results suggest that Computer Network Specialists use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Cisco Networking, Microsoft Exchange, Network Management / Administration, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those familiar with Network Management / Administration also tend to know Cisco Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Network / LAN Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Computer Network / LAN Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Network / LAN Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Network / LAN Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Computer Network / LAN Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 8 salaries. A Computer Network / LAN Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Computer Network / LAN Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲93%

▲26%

National Average
$52,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Skills That Affect Computer Network / LAN Specialist Salaries

Cisco Networking
▲15%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Exchange
▼1%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼13%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼14%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%
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