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Network Administrator (entry level)
Network Administrator (entry level)
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Median Pay: $48,100
  Salary Total compensation
(includes bonus)
Most people make:
90% in this job make more than:
$36,200 $36,500
Top earners:
10% in this job make more than:
$58,900 $60,000
10-year Job Growth: 38% 
Growth in Jobs 106,868
Total openings 137,742
Career Description
Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks. Develops and maintains all systems, applications, security, and network configurations. Troubleshoots network performance issues and creates and maintains a disaster recovery plan. Recommends upgrades, patches, and new applications and equipment. Provides technical support and guidance to users. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Education/Experience
May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
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