Entry-Level System Administrator, Server Salary

An Entry-Level System Administrator, Server earns an average salary of $50,708 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,258 - $73,393
$38K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,708
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50%
90%

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$12.00 - $35.00
$12
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.71
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,258 - $73,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
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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$36,316 - $74,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $35.00  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $48.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
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).
)
$36,316 - $74,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Key Stats for System Administrator, Server

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect System Administrator, Server Salaries

UNIX
▲14%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲2%

Microsoft Exchange
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼1%

VMware ESX
▼2%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▼4%

Windows Support
▼4%

Cisco Networking
▼10%

Linux
▼12%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼15%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼15%

Network Management / Administration
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 18%