The average hourly pay for a Network Technician with Telecommunications skills is $23.53.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Network Technician
The top respondents for the job title Network Technician are from the companies Comcast Cable, Inc., Windstream Communications, Inc. and CenturyLink. Reported salaries are highest at CenturyLink where the average pay is $32.39. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Windstream Communications, Inc., earning around $29.89. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around $22.50. Comcast Cable, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $26.93.
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Popular Skills for Network Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Switching and Routing, Cisco Networking, Network Management / Administration, Troubleshooting and 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 $19.99 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.96 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.20 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Technician in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 58.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (48.7% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (13.1% less), Dallas, Texas (10.8% less) and Houston, Texas (2.4% less).
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