The average pay for an Entry-Level System Administrator, Windows Server is $55,370 per year.

$40,178 - $76,027
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,370
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$9.80 - $37.51
(Median)
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$21
$38
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,178 - $76,027  
   
Bonus
$291.87 - $6,008  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$37,344 - $77,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $37.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.27 - $40.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$291.87 - $6,008  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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).
)
$37,344 - $77,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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System Administrator, Windows Server in Fairmont:
"Man of many talents."
System Administration is somewhat boring at times. That's when you know everything is working as it should. It can be very stressful when unforeseen events occur and you have to fix the problems as quick as possible.

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Skills That Affect System Administrator, Windows Server Salaries

Virtualization
up arrow 6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 6%

VMware ESX
up arrow 5%

Virtual Machine (VM)
up arrow 5%

Windows Support
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 2%

Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Windows Server 2008 R2
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System Administration
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Exchange
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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