$25.52
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,965

Profit Sharing

$2,442

Commission

$300

The average salary for an Experienced Network Technician is $53,360 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are VoIP, Cisco Networking, and Telecommunications.

$38,771 - $75,893
$39K
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$76K
MEDIAN: $54,646
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$17.81 - $35.26
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$0$78K
Salary $38,771 - $75,893
Bonus $0.00 - $5,942
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,017
Commission $300
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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$38,301 - $78,404
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 213
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $17.81 - $35.26
Overtime $27.39 - $51.85
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,942
Commission $300
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,017
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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$38,301 - $78,404
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 218

Job Description for Network Technician

Network technicians work with vendors, programmers, and customers to aid with installation and troubleshooting needs. Some other key tasks that network technicians perform include (but are not limited to): troubleshooting hardware, software and network problems; configuring and installing operating systems; training users; installing and troubleshooting network cable infrastructure; and writing scripts and creating files to enhance operating systems. Network technicians should possess the following abilities: being able to effectively troubleshoot a wide range of problems; multitask; communicate well in person and over the phone with vendors and customers (who will inevitably have varying degrees of knowledge in the network technician's field); the ability to stay organized and prioritize tasks; and the ability to work alone and to work well with others.

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Network Technician Tasks

  • Maintain the LAN which includes daily monitoring for system failures, performing daily data backups and network performance tracking.
  • Diagnose wiring problems and resolve them.
  • Prepare price quotes for customers for standard PC hardware, software and peripheral equipment.
  • Analyze problems and define solutions for existing network issues.
  • Respond to troubleshoot and repair failures preventing customer access to critical applications throughout the organization.

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Key Stats for Network Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Network Technician Salaries

VoIP
▲13%

Telecommunications
▲9%

Cisco Networking
▲9%

Switching and Routing
▲8%

Network Support
▲3%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Windows 2003 Server
▼1%

Troubleshooting
▼2%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▼2%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼2%

Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼5%

Network Management / Administration
▼7%

Wireless Data Communications
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%