Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer is $54,941 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer Total Pay (?
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$38,401 - $83,259
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MEDIAN: $54,941
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Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer Total Pay (?
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$12.52 - $34.35
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,401 - $83,259  
   
Bonus
$103.65 - $6,010  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $5,152  
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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$34,697 - $83,865  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 712
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $34.35  
   
Overtime
$1.92 - $47.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$103.65 - $6,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $5,152  
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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$34,697 - $83,865  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 712
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Job Description for Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer
Network and computer systems administrators/systems programmers are in charge of administrating, and managing network-related tasks across systems in their organization. They are responsible for maintaining excellent network transfer performance, as well as oversee and review networking protocols while developing new scripts to make networking devices work in more efficient ways. Network and computer systems administrators/systems programmers use their analytical skills to identify bottlenecks in a network transfer and utilize a variety of applications to correct speed and permission issues. Generally, these administrators report their progress and escalate problems with the network manager or supervisor in their area. One of their main tools include a personal computer to manage routers, switches, and other networking equipment. The administrator's main responsibilities include updating computer systems and making sure security software has been installed correctly and is running as it should. They also create run-times for systems in a variety of programming languages.
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Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer Tasks
  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade server operating systems and applications, for use in websites, data centers, enterprise resource planning, file sharing, etc.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.
  • Establish and document standards and procedures.
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Experience Affects Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 8%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 1%
Cisco Networking
0%
Linux
0%
National Average
$53,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 13%
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