Sharepoint Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $71K per year on average. 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. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sharepoint Administrators. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Sharepoint Administrators who answered the questionnnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$49,005 - $101,218
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MEDIAN: $70,860
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$15.33 - $54.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,005 - $101,218  
   
Bonus
$202.03 - $10,027  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $9,967  
Total Pay (?
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$45,417 - $106,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 550
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.33 - $54.77  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $57.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$202.03 - $10,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $9,967  
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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$45,417 - $106,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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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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Advancing into a Sharepoint Architect role seems to be a popular career move for Sharepoint Administrators, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $114K per year.

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Popular Skills for Sharepoint Administrator


Sharepoint Administrators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Windows Server 2012, Windows PowerShell, and Windows Server 2008 are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent, 30 percent, and 20 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. Those familiar with Microsoft Sharepoint Server also tend to 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $61K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $80K. On average, Sharepoint Administrators make $86K following one to two decades on the job. Sharepoint Administrators who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $75K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,771

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

For those looking to make money, Sharepoint Administrators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Sharepoint Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+28 percent), New York (+23 percent), Dallas (+20 percent), and Chicago (+18 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 13 percent below the national average. Austin and Charlotte are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Sharepoint Administrator Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Sharepoint Administrator

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sharepoint Administrator Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Sharepoint Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2012
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Windows PowerShell
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Windows Server 2008
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C#
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National Average
$71,000

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Project Management
up arrow 4%


Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 7%

JavaScript
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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