How much does a Network Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Network Operations Manager salary in the United States is $136,447 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $121,734 and $151,596. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Network Operations Manager Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Network Operations Manager Salary $108,338 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Network Operations Manager Salary $121,734 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Network Operations Manager Salary $136,447 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Network Operations Manager Salary $151,596 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Network Operations Manager Salary $165,388 US October 25, 2023
25% $121,734 10% $108,338 90% $165,388 75% $151,596 $136,447 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Network Operations Manager

Network Operations Manager manages the daily operations of the organization's network infrastructure, including hardware, software, security, and services, to ensure it meets the organization's performance objectives. Implements policies and procedures that ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, minimize downtime, and support efficient operations. Being a Network Operations Manager provides network administrators and technicians with training in the best practices and technologies. Ensures logging and documentation of daily network operations incidents and changes. Additionally, Network Operations Manager leads troubleshooting and resolution of routine network issues and conducts root cause analysis (RCA) to prevent recurrences and identify potential technological, training, or process improvements. Automates routine tasks using scripting or basic programs. Advises on budget expenditures to ensure required tools and equipment are procured and maintained. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Network Operations Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Network Operations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1-3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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