Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network is $61,222 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX and Linux.
Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$43,071 - $84,883
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MEDIAN: $61,221
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Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$16.37 - $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,071 - $84,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $7,096  
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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$41,679 - $86,124  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,039
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.37 - $39.00  
   
Overtime
$1.57 - $51.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $7,096  
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).
)
$41,679 - $86,124  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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New York
up arrow 23%
Houston
up arrow 7%
Austin
up arrow 1%
National Average
$61,000
San Diego
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Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
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Tucson
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Skills That Affect Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Linux
up arrow 12%
UNIX
up arrow 12%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 2%
Cisco Networking
0%
Microsoft Active Directory
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
SQL
0%
National Average
$61,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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