An Entry-Level System Administrator, Server earns an average salary of $55,111 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,362 - $71,625
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,111
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$12.10 - $31.71
(Median)
$12
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,362 - $71,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
Profit Sharing
$6,300  
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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$37,752 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $31.71  
   
Overtime
$18.03 - $44.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,942  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,300  
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).
)
$37,752 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Skills That Affect System Administrator, Server Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 10%

VMware ESX
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 4%

Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 5%

Windows Support
up arrow 5%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%

Linux
up arrow 13%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 14%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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