System Administrator, Server Salary (United States)

The average salary for a System Administrator, Server is $60,078 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
System Administrator, Server Total Pay (?
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$41,513 - $82,510
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MEDIAN: $60,078
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System Administrator, Server Total Pay (?
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$15.05 - $35.30
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,513 - $82,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $6,183  
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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$39,301 - $84,437  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 796
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $35.30  
   
Overtime
$18.66 - $49.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$776 - $6,183  
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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$39,301 - $84,437  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 796
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Job Description for System Administrator, Server
A server systems administrator typically plays an integral role in the information technology (IT) functions of any business or enterprise. They keep internal networks functional for the company itself, as well as maintain that functionality for clients and customers who need to interact with the company. This can include maintaining an internal company intranet, as well as maintaining and managing a company’s network infrastructure for customers to portals for sales and customer service.
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System Administrator, Server Tasks
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade server operating systems and applications, for use in websites, data centers, enterprise resource planning, file sharing, etc.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.
  • Establish and document standards and procedures.

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Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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Chicago
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New York
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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San Antonio
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$60,000
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Houston
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Experience Affects System Administrator, Server Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Server Salaries

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Windows 2003 Server
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Cisco Networking
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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$60,000
Microsoft Exchange
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Linux
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SQL
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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