A Network & Computer Systems Administrator / Systems Programmer earns an average salary of $60,809 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux and HTML. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$44,389 - $92,983
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$44K
$61K
$93K
MEDIAN: $60,809
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$13.91 - $37.25
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$14
$24
$37
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,389 - $92,983  
   
Bonus
$488.32 - $10,165  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$41,555 - $93,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $37.25  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $46.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$488.32 - $10,165  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$41,555 - $93,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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
$60,000



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

up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

Microsoft Exchange
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
0%

National Average
$60,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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