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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

About this Career Path

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

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Environment

Network and computer systems administrators work with the physical computer networks of a variety of organizations and therefore are employed in many industries.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

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Salary Breakdown

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

$66,000

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$40,000

ENTRY LEVEL

$66,000

MID LEVEL

$98,000

EXPERT LEVEL

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Projected Jobs

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

6,990

Projected job openings through 2028

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Job Titles

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

JOB TITLE

Help Desk Employee

Skill Level - Entry

JOB TITLE

Experienced Technical Support Person

Skill Level - Mid

JOB TITLE

Computer Network Specialist, or Systems Architect, CIO

Skill Level - Advanced

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Top Expected Tasks

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

K

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

K

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

K

KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

S

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Judgment and Decision Making

S

SKILL

Systems Analysis

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SKILL

Active Listening

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Information Ordering

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression

A

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

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