Systems Administrators in Los Angeles, Calif. can expect wages of $68K per year on average. Most Systems Administrators in Los Angeles like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$45,615 - $99,222
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$68K
$99K
MEDIAN: $67,562
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$15.21 - $40.36
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$45,615 - $99,222  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$41,162 - $99,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $40.36  
   
Overtime
$38.40  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$41,162 - $99,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $56K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $66K. On average, Los Angeles Systems Administrators make $76K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $89K on average.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
037
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 9%


System Administration
0%

Virtualization
0%

National Average
$62,000

VMware ESX
up arrow 2%


Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 5%

Linux
up arrow 6%


Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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