The average pay for an Entry-Level Systems Administrator is AU$59,801 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX and SQL.

AU$45,320 - AU$81,663
AU$45K
AU$60K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$59,801
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AU$19.80 - AU$42.49
AU$20
AU$26
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$25.55
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$45,320 - AU$81,663  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,759  
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$44,761 - AU$82,842  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$27AU$54AU$81
Hourly Rate
AU$19.80 - AU$42.49  
   
Overtime
AU$40.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,759  
   
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$44,761 - AU$82,842  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$59,449

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
068
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 15%

SQL
up arrow 11%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%


Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 4%


System Administration
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

National Average
AU$59,000

Linux
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 94%
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