The average salary for a System Administrator, Computer / Network in Houston, Texas is $60,951 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Network Management / Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

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Salary
$32,500 - $92,432  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$30,319 - $100,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Hourly Rate
$24.30  
   
Overtime
$41.25  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $34,765  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
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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$30,319 - $100,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Experience Affects System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 14%

VMware ESX
up arrow 4%

National Average
$60,000

Virtualization
up arrow 8%

Windows Support
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 30%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 34%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 38%

Linux
up arrow 47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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