System Administrator, Server Salary

The average pay for a System Administrator, Server is $61,269 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,845 - $84,637

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$15.78 - $37.16

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,845 - $84,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,930  
Profit Sharing
$824 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$40,063 - $87,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 618
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.78 - $37.16  
   
Overtime
$24.53 - $51.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$824 - $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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$40,063 - $87,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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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Experience Affects System Administrator, Server Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect System Administrator, Server Salaries

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

Linux
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Microsoft Exchange
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Cisco Networking
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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