A System Administrator, Computer / Network in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $59,926 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$32,500 - $92,432
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MEDIAN: $59,926
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$10.07 - $49.66
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$32,500 - $92,432  
   
Bonus
$4,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$30,390 - $94,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
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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$30,390 - $94,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
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Experience Affects System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 7%

National Average
$58,000

Virtualization
up arrow 6%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 12%

Windows Support
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 36%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 40%

Linux
up arrow 45%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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