SAP Basis Administrator Salary

SAP Basis Administrators in the United States pull down an average of $90K annually. Cash earnings for SAP Basis Administrators — including $15K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $56K to $139K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by career duration and the specific company. The majority of SAP Basis Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of SAP Basis Administrators (85 percent) who took the survey are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$56,679 - $125,991
$57K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,664
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$15.10 - $99.36
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$99
MEDIAN: $59.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,679 - $125,991  
   
Bonus
$983 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$8.70 - $12,438  
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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$55,552 - $139,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $99.36  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $69.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$983 - $15,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$8.70 - $12,438  
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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$55,552 - $139,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for SAP Basis Administrator

SAP Basis administrators are central figures in companies' IT departments. These professionals use an in-depth understanding of SAP, its database, hardware platform and operating system to conduct monitoring and troubleshooting in an effective, efficient manner. They work directly with relevant departments in their organization (such as development and technical support teams), providing technical support, expertise and guidance as required.

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SAP Basis Administrator Tasks

  • Install, configure, and maintain SAP systems, including upgrades.
  • Integrate SAP with other supporting systems to reduce end user disruption.
  • Monitor and ensure performance of SAP systems, including troubleshooting and creating backups.

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Popular Skills for SAP Basis Administrator


SAP Basis Administrators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP NetWeaver, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, SAP Basis, and Oracle are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing SQL as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Microsoft SQL Server also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Oracle indicates knowledge of UNIX and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). People who know SAP Basis usually also know SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and UNIX.

Pay by Experience Level for SAP Basis Administrator

Pay by Experience for a SAP Basis Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level SAP Basis Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 122 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A SAP Basis Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 152 salaries. An experienced SAP Basis Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 143 salaries. A SAP Basis Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,252

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For SAP Basis Administrators, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. SAP Basis Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+28 percent), Boston (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Atlanta (+15 percent). SAP Basis Administrators in Milwaukee make 36 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Southfield and Cincinnati (35 percent lower and 31 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for SAP Basis Administrator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects SAP Basis Administrator Salaries

▲20%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$95,000

▼1%

▼25%

Skills That Affect SAP Basis Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%