Average Mid-Career Network Technician with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary

$50,668
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$983
Bonus
$2,125
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Technician with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $50,668.
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$35k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$64k
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$35k - $64k
Bonus
$0 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$38k - $65k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Network Technician

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 $39,819 based on 36 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,500 based on 404 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,051 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,168.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 612 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
66.0%
Experienced
18.3%
Late Career
9.8%