The average hourly pay for a Network Technician in Houston, Texas is $21.62.
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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 follow…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Network Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Troubleshooting, Cisco Networking and Telecommunications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Support.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Technician
An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.63 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (21.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.7% less) and Orlando, Florida (6.3% less).
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