The average salary for a System Administrator, Server is $63,580 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$44,148 - $88,180
$44K
$64K
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MEDIAN: $63,580
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$12.77 - $39.98
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MEDIAN: $24.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,148 - $88,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,820  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$42,113 - $88,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $39.98  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $52.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,820  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$42,113 - $88,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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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

  • Establish and document standards and procedures.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade server operating systems and applications, for use in websites, data centers, enterprise resource planning, file sharing, etc.

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Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Server

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,891

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Key Stats for System Administrator, Server

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects System Administrator, Server Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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