Salary for Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Also known as:  Computer Systems Security Administrator, LAN Administrator, LAN Systems Administrator, Local Area Network Administrator, Network Coordinator, Network Security Administrator, Network Support Coordinator, Network Support Manager, Network Systems Administrator, Network Systems Coordinator helps IT professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Network and computer systems administrators install, configure, and provide support and maintenance for organizational and institutional local area networks, wide area networks, internet systems and/or sections of individual networks. These professionals may also be responsible for planning and configuring network security measures, and supervise user and network support specialists. They may also communicate with hardware and software specialists to develop and plan for organizational computation needs. Significant training may be required, and apprenticeships for these occupations may be available.

A Network or Computer Systems Administrator will normally receive an average salary of between 56000 to 84000 depending on the level of experience. Network and Computer Systems Administrators usually receive average salaries of Seventy Three Thousand Five Hundred dollars per year.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators have the highest pay levels in the District of Columbia, where they can get average wages of approximating $81500. These people are paid at the highest average level in Utilities, where they earn wages of $77150.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $77,150
Utilities $75,840
Finance and Insurance $75,270
Information $74,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises $73,630
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $71,610
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $58,070
Educational Services $62,130
Health Care and Social Assistance $66,830
Public Administration $68,080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $68,890
Other Services (except Public Administration) $69,320