The average salary for a Network Technician with Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) skills is $43,393.
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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, Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking and Switching and Routing 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 $37,348 based on 27 salaries. An early career Network Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,456 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Network Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,716 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Network Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,454 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
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