LAN/WAN Administrator Salary in the United States

How much does a LAN/WAN Administrator make in the United States? The average LAN/WAN Administrator salary in the United States is $76,551 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $66,619 and $88,447. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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LAN/WAN Administrator is responsible for the settings, configuration and maintenance of LAN/WAN and related hardware/software. Provides troubleshoots pertaining to LAN/WAN to meet users' needs. Being a LAN/WAN Administrator takes initiative for the network security and systems upgrades. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, LAN/WAN Administrator typically reports to a head of unit/department. To be a LAN/WAN Administrator typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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