Network / System Administrator, General Office Salary

General Office Network Administrators in the United States take home approximately $58K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The vast majority of General Office Network Administrators (89 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction for General Office Network Administrators is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,241 - $77,633
$39K
$58K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,073
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$14.68 - $32.52
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$33
MEDIAN: $21.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,241 - $77,633  
   
Bonus
$240.88 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$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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$35,981 - $76,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $32.52  
   
Overtime
$23.90 - $43.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$240.88 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$35,981 - $76,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Job Description for Network / System Administrator, General Office

The network/system administrator (general office) is responsible for working to administer the organization’s network, file servers, and print servers. Their main objective is to keep all business networks, servers, and computer systems running and in good working order. Network/system administrators are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operation of all network and system servers and related processes. This includes creating network users and groups, assigning security groups and clearances to individual users, installing applications on to file servers, maintaining print servers, and scheduling application installations for individual systems. Additionally, network/system administrators handles all security issues, including patches, updates, and virus protection. Individuals in this position generally work full time in an office setting, although occasional overnight or weekend work may be required during specific application installations and deployments. They typically report to a department lead or manager.

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Network / System Administrator, General Office Tasks

  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security,and other issues.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.

Common Career Paths for Network / System Administrator, General Office


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A lot of General Office Network Administrators move on to become Network Engineers, that group gets paid a slightly higher $65K on average.

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Popular Skills for Network / System Administrator, General Office


General Office Network Administrators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Cisco Networking, Windows 2003 Server, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Internet Information Server. Most people skilled in Microsoft Active Directory are similarly competent in Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and IT Security & Infrastructure.

Pay by Experience Level for Network / System Administrator, General Office

Pay by Experience for a Network / System Administrator, General Office has a positive trend. An entry-level Network / System Administrator, General Office with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network / System Administrator, General Office with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Network / System Administrator, General Office which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 61 salaries. A Network / System Administrator, General Office with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Network / System Administrator, General Office

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Network / System Administrator, General Office Salaries

▲16%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$56,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Network / System Administrator, General Office Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 14%
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