Entry-Level System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level System Administrator, Computer / Network is $48,659 per year.
Entry-Level System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$34,228 - $68,408
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MEDIAN: $48,659
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Entry-Level System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (?
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$12.31 - $28.67
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,228 - $68,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,072  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,548  
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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$30,969 - $68,728  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,039
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $28.67  
   
Overtime
$18.68 - $39.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,548  
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).
)
$30,969 - $68,728  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 351
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Boston
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New York
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Dallas
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National Average
$47,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

SQL
up arrow 7%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 4%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Active Directory
0%
National Average
$47,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
91%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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