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

Average base salary

2.1k salaries reported, updated at Sep 18, 2020
per year

The average salary for a network administrator is $72,335 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 $72,335 per year.

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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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