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SAP Basis Administrator Salary

For SAP Basis Administrators, yearly average wages total $89K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $54K and $139K per year. Total incomes of SAP Basis Administrators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $54K and $139K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. There are far more male SAP Basis Administrators survey respondents than women, making up 84 percent. Job satisfaction for SAP Basis Administrators is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$54,615 - $123,085
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $89,240
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$17.52 - $104.06
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,615 - $123,085  
   
Bonus
$11.00 - $15,102  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $10,067  
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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$54,046 - $139,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 626
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.52 - $104.06  
   
Overtime
$25.65 - $75.50  
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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$11.00 - $15,102  
   
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $10,067  
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).
)
$54,046 - $139,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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.

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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.

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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 UNIX, SAP Basis, SAP NetWeaver, and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft SQL Server also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Oracle are also skilled in 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 compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $69K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $94K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $115K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $126K.

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Experience Affects SAP Basis Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%



National Average
$92,000


Skills That Affect SAP Basis Administrator Salaries

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SAP Basis
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Linux
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SAP NetWeaver
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Oracle
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National Average
$92,000

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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Java
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SQL
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

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: 70% employee benefits None: 9%