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Network administrator salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a network administrator is $70,313 per year in the United States. 2.9k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Network Administrators in United States

  1. DCP Midstream LP
    253 reviews93 salaries reported
    $117,369per year
  2. $105,982per year
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Highest paying cities for Network Administrators near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $83,294 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $82,220 per year
    34 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $78,638 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $75,488 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $74,777 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $73,308 per year
    43 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $72,441 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $69,898 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $69,837 per year
    26 salaries reported
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Where can a Network Administrator earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Network Administrators

Most recommended skill

Linux(earn +39.69% more)

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 $70,313 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%

Top companies hiring Network Administrators with the recommended skill

Eagle River Water & Sanitation District
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
3 jobs5
4 jobs4
57 jobs82
117 jobs184
167 jobs219
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Most common benefits for Network Administrators

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

Based on 373 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Systems Administrator

21,336 job openings

Average $74,472 per year

Technical Support Specialist

9,293 job openings

Average $21.99 per hour

Information Technology Specialist

15,918 job openings

Average $47,065 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Network Administrator

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