Average Experienced Network Administrator, LAN / WAN Salary

$69,291
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$2,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Network Administrator, LAN / WAN is $69,291.
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$69k
90%
$93k
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$49k - $93k
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$2k - $4k
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$49k - $92k

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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 112 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
35.7%
Late Career
18.8%