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

The average salary for an Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network is $60,717 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX and Linux.
Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Total Pay (?
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$42,110 - $84,492
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MEDIAN: $60,717
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Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Total Pay (?
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$16.17 - $38.79
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,110 - $84,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,069  
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $7,175  
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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$40,883 - $86,105  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.17 - $38.79  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $51.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $7,175  
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).
)
$40,883 - $86,105  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,347
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Seattle
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San Francisco
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New York
up arrow 25%
Austin
up arrow 4%
Los Angeles
up arrow 1%
National Average
$61,000
San Diego
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Phoenix
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Tucson
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Skills That Affect Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 13%
Linux
up arrow 12%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$61,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%
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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: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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