The average hourly pay for a Network Technician with Troubleshooting skills is $20.13.
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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., CenturyLink and Verizon Communications, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Verizon Communications, Inc. where the average pay is $36.07. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CenturyLink, earning around $32.16. Comcast Cable, Inc. pays the lowest at around $25.49. Windstream Communications, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $28.70.
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Popular Skills for Network Technician
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Skills in Network Support, Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing and Telecommunications 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 $16.00 based on 126 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.04 based on 350 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.65 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.45 based on 153 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 24.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (16.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (16.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (9.0% less).
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