Systems Administrator in St. Louis, Missouri Salary

For Systems Administrators in St. Louis, annual average wages total $58K per year. Men make up the vast majority of St. Louis Systems Administrators (87 percent) who took the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,359 - $82,519
$40K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,417
10%
50%
90%

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$20.35 - $58.74
$28
MEDIAN: $28.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,359 - $82,519  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$40,790 - $87,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$28.50  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$650  
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).
)
$40,790 - $87,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
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Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $60K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Systems Administrators in St. Louis, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $70K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$59,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2008 R2
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Cisco Networking
▼2%


Virtualization
▼3%


VMware ESX
▼7%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼7%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼8%



Microsoft Office
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

Windows 2003 Server
▼14%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼15%

Windows Support
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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