Network Administrator Introduction

Last Update March 8, 2022
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The job of a network administrator is of an IT professional who makes sure that the computer networks of a company that operates information are meeting the needs of the organization. They work by maintaining computer networks and troubleshooting. Network Administrators also use security principles to keep networks safe.

What does a network administrator do?

Some tasks that come under the job description of a network administrator are;

Configure, maintain and install software such as firewalls, switches, and routers.

Protect networks and keep them secure from unauthorized users.

Maintain virtual private networks (VPN)

Solve network connectivity problems for employees

Troubleshoot storage networks

Network administrator salary and job outlook:

The average salary of a network administrator is $70,591 in the state of the US. The data gets collected from Glassdoor from November 2021.  Computer system administrators made up to $84,810 in 2020 as per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job sector keeps on expanding for the position of network administrators. According to the report of BLS, the network administration gets expected to grow at a rate of 5% between 2020 and 2030.

How to become a network administrator:

You should have exceptional knowledge of basic networking skills. A network certificate helps in gaining can do the job of rewarding you with needed skills. You can start from help desk roles to earning the career of a network administrator.


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