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

The average salary for an Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network is $61,664 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$43,281 - $85,087
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,663
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Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$16.82 - $39.13
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,281 - $85,087  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,855  
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $7,179  
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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$42,285 - $86,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 980
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.82 - $39.13  
   
Overtime
$0.38 - $52.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,855  
   
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $7,179  
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).
)
$42,285 - $86,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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$62,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Linux
up arrow 15%
VMware ESX
up arrow 9%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 2%
Windows Support
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%
Cisco Networking
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
SQL
0%
National Average
$62,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 5%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%