Average Network Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Network Manager is $85,813.
MEDIAN $85,813
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$56k - $126k
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$482 - $10k
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$54k - $131k

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Job Description for Network Manager

Network Manager Tasks
  • Monitor, control, and manage recovery from any network failures or problems.
  • Approve network and configuration changes.
  • Maintain warranty and support contract documentation for network hardware and software components.
  • Coordinate installation of all data circuits.
  • Schedule the installation of network devices, software and firmware patches and updates.

Popular Employer Salaries for Network Manager

The top respondents for the job title Network Manager are from the companies AT&T Inc., UnitedHealth Group and Atos Origin. Reported salaries are highest at Atos Origin where the average pay is $110,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AT&T Inc., earning around $81,486. Ryobi Die Casting pays the lowest at around $66,975. UnitedHealth Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,643.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Network Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Network Manager
Information Technology (IT) Director
Network Administrator
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Network Manager

Skills in Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking and Network Architecture / Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include VMware ESX and Microsoft Active Directory.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Manager

An entry-level Network Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,419 based on 27 salaries. An early career Network Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,616 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Network Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,603 based on 206 salaries. An experienced Network Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,168 based on 407 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,589.
Employees with Network Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.9% more) and Houston, Texas (14.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (19.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.3% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (3.3% less).

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