How much does a Network Administrator make in the United States?

2.4k salaries reported, updated at September 17, 2021
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The average salary for a network administrator is $66,734 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for network administrators

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The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 6.15% since 2018. Network Administrators with this skill earn +39.69% more than the average base salary, which is $66,734 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20102increase by 2
20112decrease by 0.00%
20125637increase by 281750.00%
201312274increase by 117.74%
201411612decrease by 5.39%
20156700decrease by 42.30%
20167107increase by 6.07%
20173935decrease by 44.63%
20183462decrease by 12.02%
20193249decrease by 6.15%

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Most common benefits for Network Administrators

  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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60% of Network administrators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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