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System Support Administrator (Computer) Salary (United States)

A System Support Administrator (Computer) earns an average salary of $49,318 per year. A skill in Cisco Networking is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
System Support Administrator (Computer) Salary (?
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$34,897 - $70,491
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MEDIAN: $49,318
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System Support Administrator (Computer) Salary (?
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$13.46 - $28.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,897 - $70,491  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $11,864  
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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$33,604 - $68,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $28.99  
   
Overtime
$18.21 - $45.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $11,864  
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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$33,604 - $68,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for System Support Administrator (Computer)

A system support administrator (computer) performs a number of tasks related to the effective, efficient performance of systems for their employer. They must be skilled with the systems and infrastructure used by their company, as well as possess experience related to the installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of hardware and software used by their employer/clients. A system support administrator also must be familiar with network, database, and security administration, as well as with common operating systems.
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System Support Administrator (Computer) Tasks
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade server operating systems and applications, for use in websites, data centers, enterprise resource planning, file sharing, etc.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.
  • Establish and document standards and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for System Support Administrator (Computer)

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Pay Difference By Location

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New York
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$48,000
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Experience Affects System Support Administrator (Computer) Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect System Support Administrator (Computer) Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 10%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
National Average
$48,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Exchange
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Network Management / Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Access
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Linux
up arrow 5%
Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%