The average salary for a Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with Windows Operating System General Use skills is $59,408.
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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, Microsoft Exchange, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and IP Network are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN / WAN
An early career Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,323 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,177 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator, LAN / WAN with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,156 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
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