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.
|Salary||$39,241 - $77,633|
|Bonus||$240.88 - $8,243|
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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).)
|$35,981 - $76,722|
|Hourly Rate||$14.68 - $32.52|
|Overtime||$23.90 - $43.99|
|Bonus||$240.88 - $8,243|
|Total Pay (||$35,981 - $76,722|
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.Read More...
Network/system administrator jobs generally require a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience. At least four years' experience working with Microsoft applications is needed as well. Network/system administrators must be familiar with WAN and LAN network environments and have a working knowledge of Microsoft active directory services. Strong knowledge of enterprise level back up systems is a plus, and excellent organizational, communication, and multitasking skills are required.
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.
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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