Average Mid-Career Network Technician with Switching and Routing Skills Hourly Pay

$21.96
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$2,600
Bonus
$875
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Network Technician with Switching and Routing skills is $21.96.
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$16.55
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$21.96
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$31.71
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MEDIAN $21.96
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $32
Bonus
$203 - $5,918
Profit Sharing
$486 - $2,975
Total Pay
$35,809 - $67,420

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Network Technician

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

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 $17.14 based on 33 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.63 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.51 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 323 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
66.9%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
6.2%