SAP Basis Administrator Salary (United States)

The average SAP Basis Administrator in the United States earns approximately $91,299 per year. Pay ranges from $53,881 on the low end to $139,704 per year on the higher side. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Almost all employees report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. There are far more male SAP Basis Administrators than women, making up 84 percent of those in this profession. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most SAP Basis Administrators. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
SAP Basis Administrator Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$54,735 - $122,749
(Median)
55K
68K
88K
100K
120K
MEDIAN: $88,320
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
SAP Basis Administrator Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$17.51 - $103.80
(Median)
18
46
83
100
MEDIAN: $46.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,735 - $122,749  
   
Bonus
$507 - $15,244  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $10,000  
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).
)
$53,881 - $139,704  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 647
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.51 - $103.80  
   
Overtime
$25.74 - $78.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$507 - $15,244  
   
Profit Sharing
$650 - $10,000  
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).
)
$53,881 - $139,704  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
Is SAP Basis Administrator your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for SAP Basis Administrator

A SAP Basis administrator's work deals with the functionality of SAP business software. This software is what many businesses are using for their financial accounting and reporting. The SAP Basis administrator is responsible for the installation, configuring, and maintenance of SAP systems, including performance upgrades, security upgrades and purchased add-ons.
Read More...
SAP Basis Administrator Tasks
  • Monitor and ensure performance of SAP systems, including troubleshooting and creating backups.
  • Integrate SAP with other supporting systems to reduce end user disruption.
  • Install, configure, and maintain SAP systems, including upgrades.

SAP Basis Administrator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for SAP Basis Administrator

Survey takers working as SAP Basis Administrators report using a large range of professional skills. SAP Basis and UNIX are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 6 percent respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft SQL Server. Most people who know Oracle also know SAP Basis and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Pay by Experience Level for SAP Basis Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
SAP Basis Administrators generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $69K to $100K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job—experienced workers bring in an estimated $113K. A 20-year tenure heralds decreased salary growth, and SAP Basis Administrators who have made it this far report earning around $128K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 28 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—a majority of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
up arrow 32%
Dallas
up arrow 25%
Phoenix
up arrow 17%
Houston
up arrow 13%
Denver
up arrow 13%
New York
up arrow 12%
Boston
up arrow 10%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 5%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
National Average
$91,000
Yonkers
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 9%
Milwaukee
up arrow 11%
Columbus
up arrow 22%
Southfield
up arrow 42%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, SAP Basis Administrators in San Diego receive some of the highest pay in the country. Dallas, Phoenix, Houston, and Denver also offer top salaries for SAP Basis Administrators. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 25 percent, 17 percent, 13 percent, and 13 percent more, respectively. Place of residency plays a huge part in a SAP Basis Administrator's salary, with Southfield SAP Basis Administrators earning salaries that are 42 percent less than the national average. Employers in Columbus and Milwaukee also lean toward paying below-median salaries (-22 percent and -11 percent, respectively).

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects SAP Basis Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
National Average
$91,000

Skills That Affect SAP Basis Administrator Salaries

up arrow 6%
Linux
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
0%
National Average
$91,000
Java
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 3%
SAP NetWeaver
up arrow 4%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -