Senior Systems Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Senior Systems Administrator in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $83,943 per year.

$62,012 - $110,299
$62K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $83,582
10%
50%
90%

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$39.61 - $43.30
$41
MEDIAN: $41.11
50%

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$0$118K
Salary $62,012 - $110,299
Bonus $-0.50 - $39,149
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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$69,192 - $118,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $41.11
Overtime $60.00
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $-0.50 - $39,149
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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$69,192 - $118,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Senior Systems Administrator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 21 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲4%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

National Average
$87,000

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼1%


Windows 2003 Server
▼3%


Microsoft Office
▼6%

Virtual Machine (VM)
▼6%

Linux
▼8%


▼12%

Microsoft Exchange
▼12%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼14%

Network Management / Administration
▼14%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼14%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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