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Network Manager
$68K-$84K / yr. (est.)
$69K
$76,376 / year
$84K
Average base salary
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About Network Manager

What does a Network Manager do?

As Network Managers, we maintain and manage key network resources in an organization. We install and maintain an organization’s computer networks, and train staff members to provide technical support. Troubleshooting and avoiding disruptions due to the network are part of our daily responsibilities. Working as Network Managers, we ensure smooth operations of the company. Depending on the size of a company, we manage more than a single type of network and help develop new systems for the business to grow. We work with project managers, network engineers, and support staff to keep the smooth running of the operations.

Core tasks:

  • monitoring network performance
  • troubleshooting and repair
  • overseeing user access to a network
  • developing recovery plan for networks
  • maintaining upgrades to the networks

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Network Manager?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Network Manager.
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Network ManagerSan Francisco, CA - 3 months ago
This infographic gives me hope. I have been working in different roles for the past 5 years, and now I see I'm on the right track to become a Network Manager. 🎉
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Network ManagerNew York City, NY - 3 months ago
ugh, 7 years? That's way too long. I've been in other positions for 3 years already, and I can't wait to become a Network Manager sooner!
How Long Do Network Manager Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Network Managers works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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IT ConsultantChicago, IL - 3 months ago
🌉 In Silicon Valley, job-hopping is the norm. Network Managers frequently move on to better opportunities, gaining new experiences and skills along the way. It's about keeping up with the ever-evolving tech industry!
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Systems AdministratorSeattle, WA - 3 months ago
🤔 I wonder if Network Managers job-hop due to lack of job satisfaction or building their network for potential future opportunities. It's time we address the underlying issues causing this trend.
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Network Manager Employees?
Moderate job changes in Network Manager, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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Cyber Security AnalystNew York City, NY - 3 months ago
🔒 As a cybersecurity expert, I think sticking to one role provides in-depth expertise in securing networks. Job hopping may not allow for a comprehensive understanding of vulnerabilities and effective defense strategies.
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Software EngineerChicago, IL - 3 months ago
it's so exciting to see diverse career paths within network management. Embracing change and exploring various roles can lead to a broader skill set and fresh perspectives in problem-solving.

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Network Manager's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Network Manager typically studied at.
Community College of the Air Force
DeVry University-Arizona

Path after job

Community

Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Network Manager Employees?
Gender ratio in Network Manager position: 0.828497409326425 Male and 0.171502590673575 Female. Age ratio in Network Manager position: 16-20: 9%, 21-30: 46%, 31-40: 31%, 41-50: 11%, 51-60: 3%, 60+: 0%. Network Manager position is predominantly male (82.8%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Network ManagerSeattle, WA - 3 months ago
Do you think the underrepresentation of women in this field is due to lack of interest or external factors? 🤔
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Network ManagerNew York City, NY - 3 months ago
It's disheartening to see such a low percentage of older individuals in this field. Is there a particular reason why? 😞

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Network Manager?
Top employers of Network Manager position: Aetna, a CVS Health Company, AT&T, UnitedHealth Group. People who work in Network Manager position most typically go on to work for the Aetna, a CVS Health Company.
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Network ManagerSeattle, WA - 3 months ago
Aetna, AT&T, and UnitedHealth Group might be top employers, but I bet there are better companies out there that respect their Network Managers more!
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Network ManagerMiami, FL - 3 months ago
Imagine working for Aetna, a CVS Health Company as a Network Manager. It must be like being a small fish in a big pond!
Aetna, a CVS Health Company
AT&T
UnitedHealth Group
What Industries Does Network Manager Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Network Manager: Information Technology, Finance & Insurance, Manufacturing, Health Care, Education. Network Manager employees most likely come from a Information Technology industry background.
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Network ManagerHouston, TX - 3 months ago
As a Network Manager, do you constantly face challenges with network security? 🕵 I heard it can be a never-ending battle with cyber threats nowadays.
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Network ManagerMiami, FL - 3 months ago
🙄 Ugh, being a Network Manager sounds incredibly stressful! The pressure to keep everything running smoothly and the constant demand for quick resolutions must be overwhelming. Hats off to you, folks!

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Any degrees or certifications needed before applying for a Network Manager position?
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Does a freelancer work as a Network Manager?
Can you tell me what questions are at the interviews?
Is it hard to get a job as a Network Manager?
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Is being a Network Manager lucrative?
What do people wear if they work as a Network Manager?
Does job growth for a Network Manager look promising?
Which educational institutions are typical amongst people working as a Network Manager?
What is the women/men ratio in the job of Network Manager?
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Liam Brown2 years ago
15% are women in this profession only.
What is the typical age of people who work as a Network Manager?
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Sophie Hayes2 years ago
The average age is 31
Is a Network Manager considered to be a junior profession?
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Benjamin Gardner2 years ago
You probably need around 7 years to work as a Network Manager
Which industries have a lot of people working in Network Manager roles?
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Liam Brown2 years ago
Most typically work in the Manufacturing industry.
Speaking of higher education, do I need a degree as a Network Manager?
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Sophie Hayes2 years ago
As a Network Manager you’ll probably need No higher education
Which company employs the most people in the Network Manager role?
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Isabella Holmes2 years ago
Most people work for Aetna, a CVS Health Company, AT&T, UnitedHealth Group, US Army and Verizon
How long do you usually work as a Network Manager before changing to another position?
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Sophie Hayes2 years ago
A Network Manager typically changes positions after more than 5 years.
Is it common for people to switch companies and still work as a Network Manager?
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Benjamin Gardner2 years ago
A typical Network Manager might work for one or two companies.
What do people usually work as before switching to Network Manager?
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Benjamin Gardner2 years ago
Most people come from Network Engineer, Network Administrator or Systems Administrator roles
What are the typical next steps for someone working as a Network Manager?
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Isabella Holmes2 years ago
Working as Network Manager consider Network Engineer, IT Manager or IT Director as a next step in your career.
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