The average salary for an Entry-Level Network Technician with Computer Hardware Technician skills is $34,050.
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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, Switching and Routing, Troubleshooting, Cisco Networking and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Technician
An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,471 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,355 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,791 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,500.
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