The current average salary of an
is $65,000 - 85,000 annually
Network administrators ensure the smooth running of all of the elements that makes up organisational computer networks. Employment for network administrators to 2019 is expected to remain stable. Employment in this medium sized occupation fell over the last five years.
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Network administrators are responsible for the maintenance of the software and hardware that comprises the network elements of computer systems.
- Liaise with other managers regarding system requirements and issues
- Assign network addresses and manage protocols
- Maintain network infrastructure, including file servers, to meet system requirements
- Develop systems to monitor and test computer networks
- Troubleshoot network problems and resolve issues
- Document network procedures in the network inventory