The average pay for an Entry-Level Systems Administrator is AU$59,673 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL.

AU$45,149 - AU$83,024
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AU$45K
AU$60K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$59,672
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AU$19.90 - AU$42.49
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AU$20
AU$25
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$45,149 - AU$83,024  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,681  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$44,774 - AU$84,037  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.90 - AU$42.49  
   
Overtime
AU$40.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,681  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$44,774 - AU$84,037  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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National Average: AU$59,336

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Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 15%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 10%


Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 6%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%

System Administration
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

National Average
AU$59,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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