Average Network Administrator with Cisco Networking Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Network Administrator with Cisco Networking skills is $60,551.
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$43k - $83k
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$41k - $84k

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Job Description for Network Administrator

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.
The top respondents for the job title Network Administrator are from the companies U.S. Marine Corps, OneNeck IT Services and U.S. Army. Reported salaries are highest at Leidos where the average pay is $72,550. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Dynamics Information Technology Inc and Texas Hydraulics, Inc., earning around $72,000 and $71,328, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $42,500. U.S. Marine Corps and OneNeck IT Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,000 and $48,834, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange, Windows Server 2012 R2, Network Support, Microsoft Active Directory and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator

An entry-level Network Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,530 based on 58 salaries. An early career Network Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,602 based on 817 salaries. A mid-career Network Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,883 based on 652 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,293 based on 499 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,217.
Employees with Network Administrator in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.9% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.6% less) and Houston, Texas (4.6% less).

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