The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Technician is $48,855.
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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 U.S. Air Force (USAF).Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Air Force (USAF) where the average pay is $50,000. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $50,000.
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Popular Skills for Network Technician
Switching and Routing
Skills in Switching and Routing and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Troubleshooting and Network Support.
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 $40,003 based on 122 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,274 based on 829 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,810 based on 315 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,787.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.0% more) and Sacramento, California (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (27.7% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (13.0% less) and San Antonio, Texas (1.7% less).
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