Average Experienced Network Technician Hourly Pay

$26.03
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,957
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Network Technician is $26.03.
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$17.95
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$26.03
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$35.97
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MEDIAN $26.03
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $36
Bonus
$98 - $5,978
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5,093
Total Pay
$39,376 - $80,087

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Job Description for Network Technician

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Network Technician

The top respondents for the job title Network Technician are from the companies Comcast Cable, Inc., CenturyLink and Verizon Communications, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Verizon Communications, Inc. where the average pay is $34.82. Comcast Cable, Inc. pays the lowest at around $28.00.

Career Paths

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Network Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Network Technician

Skills in Troubleshooting, Telecommunications and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Network Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Technician

An entry-level Network Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.82 based on 379 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.64 based on 924 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.92 based on 429 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Network Technician in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 53.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (34.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (11.6% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,840 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.6%
Early Career
50.2%
Mid Career
23.3%
Late Career
5.9%