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System Administrator, Web Salary

An average Web System Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $62K per year. Men make up the vast majority of Web System Administrators (80 percent) who took the survey. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,747 - $88,796
(Median)
$38K
$62K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,574
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$16.60 - $77.57
(Median)
$17
$23
$78
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,747 - $88,796  
   
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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$36,187 - $100,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $77.57  
   
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).
)
$36,187 - $100,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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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Job skills reported by Web System Administrators are limited. Those who have experience with Linux, Network Management / Administration, and SQL can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL.

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Experience Affects System Administrator, Web Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Web Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%