Computer Network Technicians

(NOC 2281)
 

What do Computer Network Technicians do?

Computer network technicians establish, operate, maintain and co-ordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and WANs), mainframe networks, hardware, software and related computer equipment. They set up and maintain Internet and intranet Web sites and Web-server hardware and software, and monitor and optimize network connectivity and performance. Supervisors of computer network technicians are included in this unit group.

How to become: Computer Network Technicians


  • 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.
  • Registration with a regulatory body is required in Saskatchewan.

Where to study for a career as: Computer Network Technicians

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Information Technology - Networking and Information Technology Security Bachelor; Honours
Networking and Information Technology Security - Advanced Entry Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computing and Network Communications Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Systems Technician - Networking Diploma; Co-op
Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Technology) Bachelor; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Systems Technician - Networking Diploma; Online
Computer Systems Technology – Networking Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Systems - Networking Technician Diploma
Computer Systems - Networking Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Modified on September 22, 2023

How much do Computer Network Technicians make?

Low:
$41,600
Average:
$65,998
High:
$102,710

Job openings for Computer Network Technicians

Job Seekers:
18,500
Job Openings:
18,300