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System Administrator, Server Salary

The average salary for a System Administrator, Server is $61,490 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$42,416 - $84,085
(Median)
$42K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,489
10%
50%
90%

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$15.21 - $36.72
(Median)
$15
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,416 - $84,085  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,917  
Profit Sharing
$817 - $9,787  
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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$39,699 - $86,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 618
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $36.72  
   
Overtime
$21.91 - $50.58  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,917  
   
Profit Sharing
$817 - $9,787  
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).
)
$39,699 - $86,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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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

VMware ESX
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Windows 2003 Server
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Microsoft Active Directory
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National Average
$61,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Linux
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Microsoft Exchange
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Cisco Networking
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Windows Support
up arrow 4%

SQL
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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