$47,669
Avg. Salary
$20.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,929

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Network Technician, IT is $20.15 per hour.

The average pay for a Network Technician, IT is $47,669 per year.

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$14.36
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$20.15
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$28.83
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MEDIAN $20.15
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$32k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $47,669
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MEDIAN: $47,669
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$0$70K
Salary $31,824 - $70,146
Bonus $0.00 - $4,923
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$30,936 - $66,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 196
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.36 - $28.83
Overtime $21.80 - $43.49
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,923
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$30,936 - $66,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 223

Job Description

College degrees in computer science or information technology are generally not required for IT network technicians, though they are preferred by some employers. This position requires excellent knowledge of computer science, databases, information systems, and other related fields. Technical institute degrees or certificates are also preferred by employers, and years of prior experience as network technicians may also be required.

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Common Career Paths


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Though it's uncommon, some IT Network Technicians move into roles as Information Technology Directors, where pay is an average $103K per year. IT Network Technicians typically move into roles as Network Engineers or IT Network Administrators, and those positions pay $21K more and $4K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills


Survey takers working as IT Network Technicians report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Microsoft Active Directory, Internet Information Server (IIS), and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Cisco Networking also tend to know Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Network Technician, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Technician, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Technician, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Network Technician, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 61 salaries. A Network Technician, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 17 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Network Technician, IT?

Network Technician, IT in Highland:
"Great Opportunity."
Pros: Growth, knowledge, independent and individual goal achievement.
Cons: 24/7, 365 environment and schedule. May propose an obstacle to people who cannot adapt to a non-traditional work hour/schedule.

Network Technician, IT in Richmond:
"Networking is not just a Technical Term."
I wish I knew years ago how important human networking was. More so than even my skills as a network administrator or engineer. People are your business not technology. People want to click the button and get what they want, they don't care what brand server you use or switch. They want to do their jobs as quickly as possible and our job is to make that happen.

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Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲21%

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼11%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Microsoft Active Directory
▲17%



National Average
$46,000

Network Management / Administration
▼1%



▼4%

Microsoft Access
▼7%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%