Average Experienced Network Administrator Salary

$65,512
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,045
Bonus
$2,564
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The average salary for an Experienced Network Administrator is $65,512.
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$49k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$89k
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What Do Network Administrators Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Network Administrators?

Skills in Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Server 2012 R2, Network Support, Microsoft Active Directory and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrators?

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 $49,334 based on 167 salaries. An early career Network Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,306 based on 1,826 salaries. A mid-career Network Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,608 based on 1,457 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,224.
Employees with Network Administrator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (5.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (10.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.9% less) and Orlando, Florida (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,977 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
45.9%
Mid Career
36.6%
Late Career
13.3%