System Administrator, Web Salary

An average Web System Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $60K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Web System Administrators far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,453 - $86,246
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$86K
MEDIAN: $59,576
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50%
90%

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$16.56 - $78.30
(Median)
$17
$23
$78
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,453 - $86,246  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
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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$36,059 - $90,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$16.56 - $78.30  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
   
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).
)
$36,059 - $90,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for System Administrator, Web

  • Install, monitor, troubleshoot, and upgrade hardware and software for website and associated network.
  • Responsible for overall technical integrity of organization's website.
  • Establish backups and monitor site security.

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Web System Administrators who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Network Management / Administration, SQL, and Linux can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Linux.

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Experience Affects System Administrator, Web Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Web Salaries

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 5%

National Average
$60,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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