The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator is AU$82,330 per year. A skill in Microsoft Exchange Server is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$67,323 - AU$109,315
AU$67K
AU$82K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$82,330
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AU$67,323 - AU$109,315  
   
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AU$964 - AU$10,365  
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AU$66,200 - AU$109,432  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 42 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$82,814

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
19%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
AU$83,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Exchange Server
▲18%

Linux
▲3%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲3%

Network Management / Administration
▼0%

VMware ESX
▼0%

National Average
AU$83,000

Citrix XenApp
▼2%



Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼11%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%