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Sharepoint Administrator Salary

For Sharepoint Administrators, yearly average wages total $70K annually. In the world of Sharepoint Administrators, total cash compensation can vary between $46K and $104K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $6K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Sharepoint Administrators greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, Sharepoint Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,908 - $97,904
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$48K
$70K
$98K
MEDIAN: $70,209
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$17.17 - $56.34
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$56
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,908 - $97,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,835  
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $5,696  
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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$45,759 - $103,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.17 - $56.34  
   
Overtime
$26.44 - $65.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,835  
   
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $5,696  
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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$45,759 - $103,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Sharepoint Administrator


Sharepoint Administrators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003 Server, and C# are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 11 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management, Web Design, and HTML. Most people experienced in 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $62K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $84K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $89K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Sharepoint Administrators, 40 percent above the national average. Sharepoint Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Jacksonville (+21 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Charlotte (+13 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). Compared to the national average, Pittsburgh Sharepoint Administrators have considerably lower salaries, 32 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis and Austin (8 percent lower).

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
$70,000


Skills That Affect Sharepoint Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2008
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C#
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Active Directory
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Microsoft Office
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HTML
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Web Design
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 13%