A Systems Administrator in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$67,662 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 and Cisco Networking. 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$45,897 - AU$94,843
AU$46K
AU$68K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$67,546
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AU$20.33 - AU$39.90
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$45,897 - AU$94,843  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,787  
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AU$44,960 - AU$97,169  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$26.00  
   
Overtime
AU$39.00  
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
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$44,960 - AU$97,169  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $68,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 24 salaries. A 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 $77,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲32%

Late-Career
▲16%

▲1%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
▲23%

Cisco Networking
▲12%




▲5%

▲4%

SQL
▲1%

National Average
AU$67,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼2%






Microsoft Word
▼32%

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 90%
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