System Administrator, Server Salary

The average pay for a System Administrator, Server is $62,903 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Storage Area Networking (SAN) is associated with high pay for this job.

$43,042 - $88,303
$43K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $62,903
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$12.60 - $39.20
$13
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $24.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,042 - $88,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,790  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$41,153 - $88,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $39.20  
   
Overtime
$18.21 - $49.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,790  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$41,153 - $88,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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

Pay by Experience for a System Administrator, Server has a positive trend. An entry-level System Administrator, Server with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A System Administrator, Server with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Server which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 137 salaries. A System Administrator, Server with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,252

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Key Stats for System Administrator, Server

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects System Administrator, Server Salaries

▲33%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$62,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Server Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 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
32%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%