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Local Area Network Administrator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$89,336 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Local Area Network Administrator is $89,336 a year and $43 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Local Area Network Administrator is between $63,254 and $110,695. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Local Area Network Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Administers design, organization, and implementation of network, and heads technical support staff who manage and maintain hubs, servers, and routers.
  • Utilizes knowledge and understanding of both networking and telecommunications theory and practice.
  • Communicates with users, technical teams, and vendors on new technology and system upgrades and to determine software and hardware installation requirements.
Local Area Network Administrator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Job family population: 375,040

Estimated population of Local Area Network Administrator jobs: 117,688

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Local Area Network Administrator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Network Administrator
Apr 8
Elgin, Illinois, USA
Greater Chicagoland area near Elgin POSITION OVERVIEW: A global automotive and industrial part ... Local candidates are preferred for this role; however relocation benefits are a consideration for ...
Network Administrator
May 23
Joliet, IL, USA
Network Administrator Sentinel is seeking a Network Administrator to work onsite at our client ... for local event entertainment and health clubs. As part of Sentinel's employment process ...
Network & Systems Administrator
Apr 16
Rolling Meadows, IL, USA
EPAY Systems
EPAY Systems, Inc ., a leading TLM Services Provider in the Chicago area continues to grow and is ... Local Backup systems such as Veeam. * Network Switches, Routers, Firewalls, VPNs. * In-depth ...
Systems Administrator
May 15
Great Lakes, IL, USA
Ka'ala Systems Technology Corporation
... worldwide to ensure network connectivity, Information Assurance compliance, and resources ... both Local and Wide Area general operations support services, Telecommunication support services ...
Windows System Administrator
May 9
Naperville, IL, USA
... network support when needed Travel 25% of the time to local Chicagoland area shops Requirements to apply: 5+ years experience providing Windows System support within a Hyper V environment Well versed ...
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