The average salary for a System Support Administrator is $51,348 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
System Support Administrator Total Pay (?
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$34,894 - $75,016
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MEDIAN: $51,347
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System Support Administrator Total Pay (?
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$14.32 - $27.20
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,894 - $75,016  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,041  
Profit Sharing
$1,628 - $4,913  
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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$33,935 - $74,840  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.32 - $27.20  
   
Overtime
$23.09 - $42.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,628 - $4,913  
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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$33,935 - $74,840  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 262
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Job Description for System Support Administrator
System administrators install, operate, and maintain hardware and software for an organization's computer system. They typically maintain existing systems, which involves installing new applications and hardware to keep the system current and working efficiently. On a daily basis, system administrators perform scheduled backups, archive files, change user privileges, or repair software and hardware malfunctions. They troubleshoot any problems that arise, responding to calls and emails from users that are experiencing difficulties. Periodic audits of the system need to be conducted a part of the job, as well as the application of patches and upgrades. Additionally, systems administrators maintain the system's security to protect data, hardware, and software from outside attacks.
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System Support Administrator Tasks
  • Isolate, identify, and troubleshoot issues, and refer problems to management as necessary.
  • Inform internal and external audience of any outages, provide end-user technical support, and maintain the knowledge base.
  • Maintain, manage, and monitor all aspects of information technology strucutre.
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Experience Affects System Support Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect System Support Administrator Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Exchange
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Microsoft Access
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Microsoft Office
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Network Management / Administration
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 60 votes.
Gender
Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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