The average salary for a Network Operations Manager is $87,948.
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Job Description for Network Operations Manager
The network operations manager is the primary person in charge of overseeing the operations of a data center, primarily through leading and mentoring a group of network engineers. They are also responsible for strategic planning and implementation, helping ensure that their data center remains ahead of demand in terms of storage space, processing power, and connectivity. The manager's tasks include developing annual budgets, assessing ongoing and future infrastructure needs, and the strategic de…Read more
Network Operations Manager Tasks
- Plan, direct, maintain and coordinate network installation, maintenance, and operations.
- Manage network team and create troubleshooting and maintenance protocols.
- Select hardware, software, and vendors according to organizational needs and budget.
- Configure, monitor, troubleshoot, and problem solve network problems.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Network Operations Manager
The top respondents for the job title Network Operations Manager are from the companies The Knowland Group, AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink. Reported salaries are highest at AT&T Inc. where the average pay is $85,500. CenturyLink pays the lowest at around $77,940.
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Popular Skills for Network Operations Manager
IT Security & Infrastructure
Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Operations Management and Network Management / Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Operations Manager
An entry-level Network Operations Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,153 based on 19 salaries. An early career Network Operations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,735 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Network Operations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,996 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Network Operations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,004 based on 156 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,180.
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Employees with Network Operations 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 Washington, District of Columbia (23.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.0% less), Orlando, Florida (9.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.4% less).
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