Network Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$65,000
$51,000
$65,000
$82,000
The average network technician makes about $65,308 per year. That's $31.4 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $51,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $82,000. Many of network technicians seem to be drawn to technology and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case network technicians tend to work at telecommunication, finance, and technology companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Maryland, Montana and Massachusetts pay network technicians the highest salaries.
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Map of Network Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Network Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Network Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a network technician is roughly $65,308 per year, which boils down to $31.4 per hour. Interestingly enough, network technicians have the highest salaries in Annapolis, MD at about $79,870 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Annapolis, MD is $57,000. Additionally, network technicians make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC, Jersey City, NJ, Middletown, CT, and New York, NY. On a more broad level, network technician salaries are highest in Maryland, Montana, Massachusetts, California, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New York. On the contrary, Idaho, Oklahoma, and Florida offer the lowest network technician salaries.

Average Network Technician Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Google and VMware as they offer the highest salaries for network technicians.

Company
Average Salary
$118,198
$118k
$106,271
$106k
$103,137
$103k
$98,603
$99k
$97,743
$98k
$97,691
$98k
$97,583
$98k
$94,029
$94k

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Average Network Technician Pay By Industry

Network technician salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with telecommunication, finance, and technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a network technician can make a yearly salary of $72,435 while working for telecommunication companies. All the while, other network technicians are making $66,173 at finance companies and $64,925 at technology companies. One industry network technicians may want to avoid is the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $59,579.

Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$72,435
$72k
Finance
Finance
$66,173
$66k
Technology
Technology
$64,925
$65k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$63,192
$63k
Health Care
Health Care
$60,741
$61k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$59,579
$60k

Network Technician Salary History

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Network Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a network technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Network Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
State of Oklahoma
State of Oklahoma
Network Specialist
Network Specialist
Network Specialist
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$52,800
$52,800
07/30/2020
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Provider Network Specialist
Provider Network Specialist
Provider Network Specialist
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$47,500
$47,500
07/28/2020
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Department of Transportation
OPS Computer Network Support Specialist
OPS Computer Network Support Specialist
OPS Computer Network Support Specialist
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/24/2020
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Network Specialist III-Video Surveillance
Network Specialist III-Video Surveillance
Network Specialist III-Video Surveillance
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$46,895
$46,895
07/24/2020
University of South Carolina
University of South Carolina
Network Technician
Network Technician
Network Technician
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$40,759
$40,759
07/24/2020
OPS Computer Network Support Specialist
OPS Computer Network Support Specialist
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/23/2020
Referral Network Specialist
Referral Network Specialist
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/22/2020
System and Network Administrator *MSP Experience Required*
System and Network Administrator *MSP Experience Required*
07/18/2020
07/18/2020
$75,000
$75,000
07/18/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Systems/Network Administrator-O365/Active Directory/Hyper-V/Group Policy
Systems/Network Administrator-O365/Active Directory/Hyper-V/Group Policy
Systems/Network Administrator-O365/Active Directory/Hyper-V/Group Policy
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$70,000
$70,000
07/15/2020
Network Specialist
Network Specialist
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$59,287
$59,287
06/30/2020