Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salary

Microsoft Exchange Administrators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $69K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Microsoft Exchange Administrators far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn vision coverage. For the most part, Microsoft Exchange Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,928 - $96,059

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$17.12 - $60.82

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,928 - $96,059  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,000  
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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$45,364 - $102,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 375
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$22.81 - $86.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,000  
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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$45,364 - $102,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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 show that Microsoft Exchange Administrators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Microsoft Lync, Exchange 5.5, and Microsoft Active Directory are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 55 percent, 14 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people experienced in Microsoft Exchange also know Microsoft Active Directory.

Pay by Experience Level for Microsoft Exchange Administrator

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $56K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $70K. Microsoft Exchange Administrators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $79K. Microsoft Exchange Administrators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $91K.

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Experience Affects Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salaries



National Average
$70,000



Skills That Affect Microsoft Exchange Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Lync
up arrow 55%

Exchange 5.5
up arrow 14%


Microsoft Exchange
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National Average
$70,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 12%
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