The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Technician with Cisco Networking skills is $50,720.
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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 Switching and Routing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2), 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 $42,237 based on 96 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,303 based on 852 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,384 based on 200 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,531.
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Employees with Network Technician in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Corbin, Kentucky (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (15.2% less) and Savannah, Georgia (8.6% less).
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