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How much Network Administrators Make? Is it a good satisfying job?

So i was thinking about becoming a Network Administrator. I found a great technical college in Sacramento (where I live) that offers IT - Network Administrator training. But I really need an insiders opinion. Whats the Job Like? Is it stressful and boring? is it interesting and satisfying? Also how much do they make? (entry level, 5 years and 10 years exp) thanks! NOTE: i love technical jobs, and i do find computers and technology very interesting.

Asked By: Echo6 - 2/5/2011
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Well, rate of pay will vary from area to area. I doubt an Admin in KY makes as much as one with a similar position in NY. But it's fairly confident to assume they make above the average pay scale for the area they work in... More
Answered By: Spiffy - 2/5/2011
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N/w Administration is a vast field. First choose your skill set. A typical n/w admin must know working of all o/s available. you should start with MCSE, CCNP, CIA, Linux/Solaris. Try to get certification and after 4 - 5 years try with Oracle Hyperion.
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Answered By: Yahoo ID - 2/5/2011
 
I like being a network administrator, but it's not like it used to be in terms of pay, and the pay hasn't grown with the knowledge you must have to be good at your job. For example, in the 90's you could make bank by simply getting Microsoft's MCSE cert - that's not true anymore. Companies are consolidating IT staffs... More
Answered By: Johnny on the Spot - 2/5/2011
 
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