Sharepoint Administrators in the United States pull down an average of $72K per year. Overall cash earnings of Sharepoint Administrators stretch from $45K near the bottom to $106K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,150 - $101,141
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$49K
$72K
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MEDIAN: $71,595
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$15.38 - $54.49
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,150 - $101,141  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $10,101  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $9,933  
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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$45,359 - $106,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 547
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $54.49  
   
Overtime
$8.17 - $65.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$202.73 - $10,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $9,933  
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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$45,359 - $106,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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Job Description for Sharepoint Administrator

Sharepoint is a platform developed by Microsoft that helps companies collaborate, organize, and share files, as well as create intranet websites for employee use. Sharepoint administrators are tasked with managing the Sharepoint platform for their company. They can be either an individual responsible for the entire system or a team of people who are each responsible for a specific list of tasks.

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Sharepoint Administrator Tasks

  • Guide and inform SharePoint design, installation, and maintenance processes.
  • Set policies for and validate backup and restoration programs.
  • Collect user requirements and explain effects of designs and changes directly to users.
  • Create security groups, assign access, and administer changes for users.
  • Configure, redesign, and migrate SharePoint sites and associated databases and resources.

Common Career Paths for Sharepoint Administrator


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Sharepoint Administrators often transition into Sharepoint Architect positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Sharepoint Architects earn $114K per year.

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Popular Skills for Sharepoint Administrator


Survey results imply that Sharepoint Administrators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Windows PowerShell, Windows 2003 Server, and Windows Server 2008 are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent, 21 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Those listing JavaScript as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cascading Style Sheets and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Microsoft Sharepoint Server also know Internet Information Server (IIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Sharepoint Administrator

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $81K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Sharepoint Administrators see a median salary of $84K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Sharepoint Administrators who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $81K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,458

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Sharepoint Administrators, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Sharepoint Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+26 percent), New York (+21 percent), Dallas (+20 percent), and Atlanta (+14 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Minneapolis. Employers in Austin and Charlotte also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Sharepoint Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Sharepoint Administrator?

Sharepoint Administrator in Boston:
"Awesome corporate culture, challenging work."
Pros: The corporate culture, the variety of things I encounter and am given the chance to work with.
Cons: The parking situation is the worst part.

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Experience Affects Sharepoint Administrator Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Sharepoint Administrator Salaries

Windows PowerShell
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Windows Server 2008
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Windows Server 2012 R2
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C#
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Microsoft Active Directory
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National Average
$71,000

Web Design
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Project Management
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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JavaScript
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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