Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network is $54,982 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$39,375 - $76,878
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,981
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Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$15.04 - $34.30
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,375 - $76,878  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,165  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $9,322  
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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$38,014 - $78,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $34.30  
   
Overtime
$21.20 - $45.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,165  
   
Profit Sharing
$590 - $9,322  
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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$38,014 - $78,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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Pay Difference By Location

Austin
up arrow 14%
New York
up arrow 13%
Denver
up arrow 11%
Baltimore
up arrow 5%
Dallas
up arrow 3%
National Average
$55,000
San Antonio
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 17%
Linux
up arrow 7%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 4%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
Cisco Networking
0%
National Average
$55,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%
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