Network Operations Technician Salary
A Network Operations Technician earns an average salary of $48,619 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Cisco Networking is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$33,499 - $91,067|
|Total Pay (||$31,761 - $71,461|
|Hourly Rate||$14.41 - $30.41|
|Overtime||$1.55 - $39.63|
|Total Pay (||$31,761 - $71,461|
Job Description for Network Operations Technician
Network operations technicians generally work in an office. They are responsible for proactively monitoring their organization's computer systems to make sure that they run smoothly. They are responsible for monitoring system alerts and for fixing them in accordance with their companies' standard operating procedures and policies. They must make sure that their system's virus and firewall detection software is up to date.Read More...
Network operations technicians must be able to troubleshoot various system issues. Therefore, strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. They must be flexible and may work different shifts since companies' systems usually have to run 24/7. They usually must have a bachelor's degree in computer science, informational technology, or a related field. However, years of working experience as network operations technicians may replace educational requirements. They must have excellent interpersonal skills and exceptional oral and written communications skills. Since they have to record systems issues and their solutions, knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases, email, internal chat platforms, and the internet are often required. General knowledge of scripting automation related to software applications and operating systems is a plus.
Network operations technicians must continuously educate themselves due to frequent changes in technology. They must be self-motivated and be willing to learn. They must be aware of various technology and software that are available in the market place. Network operations technicians do not usually travel other than going to vendors' sites for training. They may be required to coach, train, or mentor new network operations technicians. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Network Operations Technician Tasks
- Install, monitor, and repair network infrastructure, including routers, switches, wireless access point, cabling, and related equipment and software.
- Participate in disaster recovery and capacity management.
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Pay by Experience Level for Network Operations Technician
Pay by Experience for a Network Operations Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Operations Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Operations Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Network Operations Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 14 salaries. A Network Operations Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 6 salaries.
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