Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Network Administrator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$68,014 / yrTotal Pay
$63,105 / yrBase Pay
$4,909 / yrAdditional Pay

$68,014

 / yr
$42K$110K
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The estimated total pay for a Network Administrator is $68,014 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $63,105 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,909 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$68,014 /yr
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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Network and Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $81,899, Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $77,240, Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $79,742, Junior Network Administrator Salaries with median pay of $57,504.

Top Paying Companies

For a Network Administrator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Network Administrator in United States. Employers include Google, Akamai and Adobe.

1
Google
$189,784/yr
2
Akamai
$178,438/yr
3
Adobe
$176,536/yr
6
Oracle
$167,467/yr
9
Apple
$147,482/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Network Administrator in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Network Administrator in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $129,211, Financial Services with a median total pay of $119,165, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $116,093, Agriculture with a median total pay of $109,624, and Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $104,451.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$129,211

    26% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$119,165

    20% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$116,093

    18% Higher than other industries

  • AgricultureAgriculture$109,624

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$104,451

    9% Higher than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Network Administrator are Chevron and Schneider Electric.

ChevronChevron$139,302/yr

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Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

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Network Administrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Network Administrator is $63,105 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Network Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7951 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Network Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Network Administrator in United States is $101,081 per year.

The lowest salary for a Network Administrator in United States is $39,397 per year.

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