A Late-Career Senior Systems Administrator earns an average salary of $90,459 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux and UNIX.

$65,943 - $120,331
$66K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,459
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$26.60 - $68.21
$27
$44
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MEDIAN: $44.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,943 - $120,331  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $16,154  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,810  
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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$65,032 - $127,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$26.60 - $68.21  
   
Overtime
$24.83 - $92.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,030 - $16,154  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,810  
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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$65,032 - $127,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
up arrow 12%

UNIX
up arrow 11%

Virtualization
0%

National Average
$93,000

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 2%

VMware ESX
up arrow 3%

System Administration
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 9%

Virtual Machine (VM)
up arrow 10%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 11%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

Active Directory
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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