Computer Network Technicians

Computer network technicians set up, maintain and optimize local and wide-area computer networks. They may also set up and maintain internet and intranet web-servers.

Main Duties

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and administer local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), mainframe networks, computer workstations, connections to the Internet, and peripheral equipment
  • Evaluate and install computer hardware, networking software, operating system software, and software applications
  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks and to co-ordinate access and use of computer networks
  • Provide problem-solving services to network users
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and upgrade Web-server hardware and software.

10-year Job Openings

There are 380 job openings forecasted between 2023-2032. 

Average Annual Salary


Employment Requirements

  • Completion of a college or other program in computer science, network administration, Web technology or a related field is usually required.
  • Certification or training provided by software vendors may be required by some employers.