The average salary for an Experienced Network Administrator, LAN / WAN is $69,291.
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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN
Network administrators (LAN/WAN) are responsible for maintaining computing environments, identifying system requirements, handling repairs, installing upgrades, and monitoring network operations and efficiency for their organizations. They also confer with end-users and management, set up permissions and workstations, access protocols, perform security upgrades, and patch critical vulnerabilities in network systems. These administrators work with vendors to fine-tune network stability and usefu…Read more
Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Tasks
- Oversee network infrastructure and monitor system reliability and performance.
- Plan and implement network security, set up firewalls, manage host security, apply cryptography to network applications, and regulate file permissions.
- Investigate, recommend, and install enhancements and operating procedures that regulate network availability.
- Support operating capability of networks, both wireless and wired.
- Respond to unplanned events that adversely affect the network or computing environment.
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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN
Skills in Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking and IP Network are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and Windows Operating System General Use.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN
An entry-level Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,796 based on 5 salaries. An early career Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,171 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,122 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,327.
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