Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salary

Pay for Microsoft Exchange Administrators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $70K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up the vast majority of Microsoft Exchange Administrators (87 percent) who took the survey. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Microsoft Exchange Administrators. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,313 - $97,692
(Median)
$46K
$70K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,880
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$19.95 - $58.46
(Median)
$20
$36
$58
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,313 - $97,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,076  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$46,338 - $103,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$19.95 - $58.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.82 - $90.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,076  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$46,338 - $103,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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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Popular Skills for Microsoft Exchange Administrator


Survey results suggest that Microsoft Exchange Administrators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Microsoft Lync, Exchange 5.5, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent, 11 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Microsoft Active Directory tend to be well versed in Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Microsoft Exchange Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Microsoft Exchange Administrators, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $58K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $70K. Microsoft Exchange Administrators bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Microsoft Exchange Administrators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $93K.

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Experience Affects Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salaries



National Average
$72,000



Skills That Affect Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Lync
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Exchange 5.5
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft Exchange
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Network Management / Administration
0%

National Average
$72,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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