Network Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Network Specialist is $55,066 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Cisco Networking.

$38,126 - $85,021
$38K
$55K
$85K
MEDIAN: $54,961
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$14.76 - $31.18
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MEDIAN: $21.57
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$0$85K
Salary $38,126 - $85,021
Bonus $-0.49 - $7,979
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,750
Total Pay (?
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$35,921 - $82,282
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 257
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.76 - $31.18
Overtime $20.92 - $50.82
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $-0.49 - $7,979
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,750
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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$35,921 - $82,282
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

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Job Description for Network Specialist

A network specialist works in a company’s information technology (IT) department to ensure constant connectivity. The network specialist makes sure that employees who rely on a company intranet can communicate with one another. For companies that rely on an Internet presence with customers, the network specialist also ensures that the company’s website and e-commerce infrastructure works at all times.

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Network Specialist Tasks

  • Administrate and setup of all user accounts to access the network and email.
  • Setup and support all network equipment including servers, PC's, printers and LAN equipment.
  • Maintain daily and monthly backups of servers ensuring data integrity.
  • Installing phones, phone lines and troubleshooting problems with telephone communications.
  • Install and troubleshoot problems with all software installed on company computer equipment.

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Popular Skills for Network Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Network Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Network Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 177 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Network Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 96 salaries. A Network Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 30 salaries.

Network Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Network Specialist?

Network Specialist in Chicago:
"Gaming Engineer."
Pros: M2M technology with exposure to IP environment and Linux systems administration.
Cons: At times it can be slow and redundant.

Network Specialist in Jacksonville:
"Flexible Learning Environment."
Pros: Learning environment is positive and always has room for growth. Mentally simulating figuring out Networking problems whether its related to an IP scheme or inputting commands in order to interconnect all devices and end users.
Cons: The parking space is always crowded.

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Key Stats for Network Specialist

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Network Specialist Salaries

▲30%

▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$53,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Network Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲24%


Windows Server 2012 R2
▲6%


Windows Server 2008 R2
▲5%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▲2%

National Average
$53,000


Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%
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