Average Network Technician with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Hourly Pay

$19.85
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$1,000
Bonus
$1,224
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Network Technician with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $19.85.
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$12.49
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$19.85
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$28.79
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MEDIAN $19.85
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $29
Bonus
$200 - $7,003
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,224
Total Pay
$29,488 - $65,745

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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.

Career Paths

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Network Technician
Network Engineer
Network Administrator
Sr. Network Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Network Technician

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

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 $15.73 based on 10 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.68 based on 106 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.80 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 217 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
48.8%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
7.4%