Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salary

Data Communications Analysts in the United States take home approximately $64K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Data Communications Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,143 - $90,834
$44K
$64K
$91K
MEDIAN: $63,633
10%
50%
90%

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$10.82 - $44.70
$11
$25
$45
MEDIAN: $25.44
10%
50%
90%

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$0$90K
Salary $44,143 - $90,834
Bonus $402.68 - $9,933
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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$42,268 - $90,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $10.82 - $44.70
Overtime $35.81
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $402.68 - $9,933
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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$42,268 - $90,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst

Network systems/data communications analysts are responsible for developing and maintaining LANs (local area networks) and WANs (wide area networks). Some positions include monitoring VOIP connections as well.

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Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Tasks

  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.

Common Career Paths for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst


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As Data Communications Analysts transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Network Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Network Engineers earn $90K on average per year. A Network Engineer role is the most common promotion for Data Communications Analysts moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $65K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Data Communications Analysts is an IT Network Engineer position, where earnings are usually $61K.

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Key Stats for Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Network Systems / Data Communications Analyst Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
▼4%


Microsoft Word
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%