How to Hire a Network Administrator

Does your growing business need a Network Administrator? Network Administrators manage the infrastructure around your company’s technology networks.

Here are some tips to help you find great Network Administrator candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $31.54 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $9.00$74.00 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Network Administrator?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Network Administrator hire can help your business:

• Installs and supports your business’s computer systems
• Overseeing technical support protocols for employee’s computer issues
• Maintains network security

Skills to look for in a great Network Administrator

A great Network Administrator candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Master’s degree in a computer-related field
• Able to troubleshoot networks
• Excellent written skills for documentation
• Consultative management style
• Teamwork and collaborative work style
• Effective problem-solving skills

Writing a Network Administrator job description

A thoughtful description can help find qualified Network Administrator candidates. A Network Administrator job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Network Administrator jobs, such as:

• Network Administrator
• Lead Network Administrator
• Senior Network Administrator

Interviewing Network Administrator candidates

Strong candidates for Network Administrator positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Providing documentation for network updates and changes to a company
• Continuing education in changes in technology
• Outlining and implementing a new or updated technology infrastructure

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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