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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.
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.