Entry-Level Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians sits in the ballpark of $17.44 per hour. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians approaches anywhere from $30K on the lower end to $57K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. The vast majority (88 percent) of Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians who answered the questionnaire are male. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,521 - $59,747
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MEDIAN: $43,906
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$13.81 - $25.14
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$0$59K
Salary $32,521 - $59,747
Bonus $0.00 - $5,388
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,523
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,198 - $58,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 166
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.81 - $25.14
Overtime $19.93 - $38.18
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,388
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,523
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,198 - $58,070
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 271

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Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,741

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians that is 27 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+19 percent), Minneapolis (+17 percent), Austin (+15 percent), and Raleigh (+14 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Network Operations Center Technicians is geography, with workers in Indianapolis earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Workers in Los Angeles and Cincinnati earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).

Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician in Lakewood:
This is a fast paced environment. Always need to be aware and on point. Monitor networks as well as pipelines.

Key Stats for Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician Salaries

Linux
▲11%

Network Management / Administration
▲6%

Customer Service
▲6%

Switching and Routing
▲4%

Telecommunications
▲3%

Cisco Networking
▲2%

Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼1%


Windows 2003 Server
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 19%
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