Systems Administrator in Los Angeles Salary

Los Angeles Systems Administrators can expect wages of $68K annually on average. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Systems Administrators in Los Angeles, Calif. like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,456 - $97,921
$45K
$68K
$98K
MEDIAN: $67,979
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$15.32 - $41.44
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MEDIAN: $24.49
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,456 - $97,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$41,043 - $97,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $41.44  
   
Overtime
$38.61  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$41,043 - $97,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 27 salaries. A Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

▲25%

▲7%

National Average
$63,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2012 R2
▲11%



Microsoft Active Directory
▼0%

National Average
$63,000


VMware ESX
▼1%


Windows Server 2008 R2
▼8%

Linux
▼8%


Windows 2003 Server
▼15%


Microsoft Word
▼17%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼18%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%