Senior Systems Administrator with Microsoft Exchange Skills Salary

Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills are often veterans in their line of work, with somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $79K annually on average but can range from $59K to $108K per year. Final cash compensation to Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills varies from around $59K to approximately $108K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $18K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$58,910 - $104,536
$59K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $78,949
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$22.72 - $50.27
$23
$35
$50
MEDIAN: $34.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,910 - $104,536  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $11,807  
Profit Sharing
$375.00 - $17,986  
Total Pay (?
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$58,550 - $107,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 325
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.72 - $50.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$28.50 - $61.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$480.47 - $11,807  
   
Profit Sharing
$375.00 - $17,986  
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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$58,550 - $107,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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 $68,000 based on 34 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 $76,000 based on 129 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 $81,000 based on 226 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 $81,000 based on 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,405

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Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills in San Jose, San Francisco, and San Diego — the highest-paid cities for Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills in California and the United States — enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle with compensation above the national average. Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Atlanta is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Chicago and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (4 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲2%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%