$76,420
Avg. Salary
$32.27
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,442

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Network Administrator, IT is $32.27 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Network Administrator, IT is $76,420 per year.

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MEDIAN $76,420
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$0$105K
Salary $56,091 - $102,105
Bonus $195 - $10,005
Profit Sharing $500 - $10,476
Total Pay (?
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$55,616 - $105,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 779
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $21.34 - $52.86
Overtime $22.65 - $77.59
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $195 - $10,005
Profit Sharing $500 - $10,476
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,616 - $105,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

Job Description for Senior Network Administrator, IT

Information technology (IT) senior network administrators are responsible for providing system- and network-related solutions for their organization's information-technology assets. They oversee the functioning of networking equipment and follow strict maintenance standards. Their experience in the IT and networking fields is also used to develop new strategies to optimize server operation. They work with other IT team members, supervisors, and end-users to work on connectivity problems. IT senior network administrators also manage complex system requirements and create technical documentation for users.

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Common Career Paths for Senior Network Administrator, IT


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At the upper end, IT Senior Network Administrators who move into a Chief Technology Officer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Chief Technology Officers is a much higher $148K per year. Becoming an Information Technology Manager or an Information Technology Director is a common transition from an IT Senior Network Administrator role.

Senior Network Administrator, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Network Administrator, IT


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Storage Area Networking, Network Architecture / Design, VMware ESX, and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Internet Information Server. A tool kit that includes Network Management / Administration also typically contains Microsoft Exchange and VMware ESX. Most people familiar with Cisco Networking also know VMware ESX.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Network Administrator, IT

Pay by Experience for a Senior Network Administrator, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Network Administrator, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Network Administrator, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 189 salaries. An experienced Senior Network Administrator, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 315 salaries. A Senior Network Administrator, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 80 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

7%

-5%

National Average: $77,292

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 37 percent, IT Senior Network Administrators in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. IT Senior Network Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+21 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Austin (+7 percent), and Dallas (+7 percent). IT Senior Network Administrators' salaries are heavily influenced by location — IT Senior Network Administrators in Colorado Springs bring in salaries that are 28 percent lower than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (19 percent lower) and Minneapolis (10 percent lower).

Senior Network Administrator, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Network Administrator, IT?

Senior Network Administrator, IT in Arnold:
"Exhausting."
Pros: I help people
Cons: Management doesn't listen

Senior Network Administrator, IT in Sheboygan:
"Close to home."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Pay is much less than other areas

Senior Network Administrator, IT in Baton Rouge:
"Ok."
Pros: Most things are good I grew up here so I love it.
Cons: Not much its hot in the summer but winters are mild.

Senior Network Administrator, IT in Porterville:
Having technical knowledge is important but managing multiple projects, handle stress, mentoring others and being able to communicating effectively are key to success.

Senior Network Administrator, IT in Tucson:
"IT.. Love it or get out now."
Make sure you look very what you do.

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Key Stats for Senior Network Administrator, IT

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Senior Network Administrator, IT Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$77,000

▼2%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Senior Network Administrator, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%