A Systems Administrator in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$70,604 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft SQL Server, Cisco Networking, and SQL. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$45,784 - AU$95,130
(Median)
AU$46K
AU$71K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$70,603
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AU$19.72 - AU$53.83
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AU$20
AU$29
AU$54
MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$45,784 - AU$95,130  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,787  
Total Pay (?
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AU$45,145 - AU$97,774  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$19.72 - AU$53.83  
   
Overtime
AU$43.00  
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,787  
   
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$45,145 - AU$97,774  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
AU$70,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 14%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 14%

SQL
up arrow 12%





Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$70,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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