Jan 21, 2014

How much does a CCNA certified professional make?

I'd check Glassdoor, Simply Hired and some of the other job sites to see salary ranges for those positions. That will give you an idea of what the current market conditions are for that kind of job.

Payscale.com does an ongoing survey to determine the average salary for IT professionals holding Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications. The range of salaries is quite large -- from $39,246 to $118,230. But much depends on location, years of experience and job title. For example, senior network engineers with CCNA certs top out at $118,230, but salaries for CCNA-certified network administrators peak at only $79,411.


Thanks Christopher for providint the survey. It is really good for me to learn.


CCNA is an entry level certification, so if you don’t have any experience to back it up, you aren’t going to make a ton of money. Someone with a CCNA just starting out would probably get a help desk position, and make maybe $35,000-$45,000 depending on where you live. With more experience, obviously that would change and you would have a wider range of positions available with significantly higher pay, but again, experience is key. 

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