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How Much Do Network Systems Administrators Make

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Computer Networking

How Much Do Network Systems Administrators Make

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Computer Network Management has a bright future!

Computer networks have become a vital part of almost every business and government operating infrastructure.  With the addition of VOIP (voice over IP) telephone systems, they have also become the communication HUB in a lot of companies.  The need for well trained and skilled network systems administrators is only going to increase as our society becomes more and more dependent on these systems to conduct business, access information and communicate.  So if you’re curious to know how much do network systems administrators make?  You have come to the right place.  Let’s answer that question for you.

What is a Network and Computer Systems Administrator?

Network and computer system administrators operate, maintain, repair and protect this vital business asset.  They also typically design, install and maintain local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, virtual private networks (VPN) and internet access to the entire network as well as other data communication systems such as telephone and security systems.

What is the Job Outlook for Network Systems Administrators?

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Bureau of Labor Statistics – Job Outlook for Computer and Network Administrators

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Computer and Network Systems Administrators employment is expected to expand by 28% between 2010 and 2012.  This outpaces computer occupations as a whole by 6% and all occupations by 14%.  As security concerns with computer systems rise, so does the need for well trained and qualified computer network management technicians and systems administrators to secure those networks.

Bureau of Labor Statistics also states that the health care industry should see growth in computer systems management needs as the medical field becomes more dependent on technology.  This would of course require more system and network administrators to set up, maintain and secure these systems in hospitals, clinics, doctor offices and other health care institutions.

How Much Do Network Systems Administrators Make?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational and Employment Wages Webpage, the median annual wage of network and computer systems administrators was $69,160.  The lowest 10 percent earned less than $42,400, and the top 10 percent earned more than $108,090.

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For more information about a career in the computer network management field, or to speak with an admissions representative and apply for career training, contact Centura College today by visiting our Computer Network Management Program Webpage.  You can also learn more about Centura College at our Consumer Information Disclosure page, Your right to know.

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SOURCES:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Outlook Handbook – from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Computer-and-Information-Technology/Network-and-computer-systems-administrators.htm (visited 8/2/2013)
 

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