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System Administrator, Server Salary

The average salary for a System Administrator, Server is $61,092 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$41,360 - $83,772
(Median)
$41K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,091
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$15.35 - $36.22
(Median)
$15
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,360 - $83,772  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,829  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $9,696  
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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$39,725 - $85,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 608
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.35 - $36.22  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $48.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,829  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $9,696  
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).
)
$39,725 - $85,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects System Administrator, Server Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect System Administrator, Server Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 9%


VMware ESX
up arrow 3%

Windows 2003 Server
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Exchange
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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SQL
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 4%




Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%