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

The average pay for a Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network is $54,439 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Total Pay (?
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$38,620 - $76,655
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,438
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Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Total Pay (?
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$14.78 - $33.89
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,620 - $76,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,187  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $9,002  
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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$37,128 - $77,715  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,790
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $33.89  
   
Overtime
$20.22 - $44.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,187  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $9,002  
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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$37,128 - $77,715  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,790
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Washington
up arrow 31%
Austin
up arrow 22%
Los Angeles
up arrow 16%
New York
up arrow 14%
Denver
up arrow 11%
Baltimore
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 8%
St. Louis
up arrow 6%
San Diego
up arrow 5%
Charlotte
up arrow 5%
Dallas
up arrow 3%
National Average
$54,000
Houston
up arrow 4%
San Antonio
up arrow 16%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 15%
Linux
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%
National Average
$54,000
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%
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