The average salary for a Network Technician with Network Management / Administration skills is $44,768.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Network Technician
Switching and Routing
Skills in Network Support, Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing and Telecommunications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $40,020 based on 79 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,096 based on 283 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,918 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,759 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,120.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Technician in their job title in Orlando, Florida earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (11.7% more) and Columbus, Ohio (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hays, Kansas (36.3% less), Denver, Colorado (27.4% less) and Albany, New York (15.1% less).
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