Average Entry-Level Network Technician Hourly Pay

$16.82
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$1,000
Bonus
$5,500
Commission
$550
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Network Technician is $16.82.
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$11.55
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$16.82
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$24.38
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MEDIAN $16.82
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$300 - $5,096
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,179
Commission
$0 - $5,500
Total Pay
$25,328 - $52,217

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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.

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Popular Skills for Network Technician

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

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 $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. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.03 based on 359 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,820 survey responses.
Early Career
50.8%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
5.9%