Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Microsoft Exchange Administrator is $68,229 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Lync, Exchange 5.5, and Microsoft Active Directory.
Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salary (?
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$44,915 - $93,498
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MEDIAN: $68,229
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Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salary (?
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$16.66 - $52.03
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,915 - $93,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,879  
Profit Sharing
$763 - $3,144  
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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$43,996 - $98,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.66 - $52.03  
   
Overtime
$21.56 - $74.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,879  
   
Profit Sharing
$763 - $3,144  
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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$43,996 - $98,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Microsoft Exchange Administrator

A Microsoft Exchange administrator monitors the day-to-day operations of Microsoft Exchange servers. These operations may include handling user support tickets, server maintenance, data migrations, backups, and deployments of Microsoft Exchange on new computers. Along with these duties, a Microsoft Exchange administrator analyzes current resources and trends to enable planning for long-term performance and server expansion. Depending on the hiring company, Microsoft Exchange administrators work with the 2007, 2010, or 2013 version of Microsoft Exchange server. Microsoft Exchange administrators generally work full time in an information technology (IT) department. Individuals in this position mainly interact with users who submit support tickets and upper management; interaction with software vendors might also occur from time to time.
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Microsoft Exchange Administrator Tasks
  • Lead upgrades, account management, and changes to the system, including communication with users.
  • Report on implementations, migrations, upgrades, and other activities that affect the software environment.
  • Set up, maintain, configure, and monitor Microsoft messaging and communication environment.
  • Monitor server logs and overall performance, troubleshooting and resolving problems.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Lync
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Exchange 5.5
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Microsoft Exchange
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National Average
$69,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Network Management / Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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