With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills is $79K per year and can range from $59K on the lower end to $109K per year near the higher end. Total cash compensation for Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills runs from $59K to $109K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $18K. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,352 - $105,271
$59K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,587
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$22.67 - $50.45
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MEDIAN: $35.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,352 - $105,271  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $11,711  
Profit Sharing
$727 - $17,899  
Total Pay (?
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$59,003 - $108,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.67 - $50.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$28.50 - $61.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $11,711  
   
Profit Sharing
$727 - $17,899  
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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$59,003 - $108,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $70K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $75K. Senior Systems Administrators with Microsoft Exchange skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $81K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
056
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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