Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator is $77,741 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,060 - $103,467
$56K
$78K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,741
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$25.18 - $53.65
$25
$38
$54
MEDIAN: $38.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,060 - $103,467  
   
Bonus
$999 - $10,034  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $5,212  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$56,141 - $107,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 814
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$25.18 - $53.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$29.59 - $75.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$999 - $10,034  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $5,212  
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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$56,141 - $107,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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National Average: $79,337

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
5-9 years
64%
10-19 years
36%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲12%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲2%

Virtualization
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Cisco Networking
▼1%

▼2%


Virtual Machine (VM)
▼3%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼3%



Microsoft Exchange
▼6%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

Network Management / Administration
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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