Systems Administrators in Los Angeles take home approximately $67K per year on average. Job satisfaction for Los Angeles Systems Administrators is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,243 - $99,222
$44K
$67K
$99K
MEDIAN: $67,473
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.24 - $40.21
$15
$23
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,243 - $99,222  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
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).
)
$40,473 - $99,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $40.21  
   
Overtime
$37.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
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).
)
$40,473 - $99,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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
4.8%

Systems Administrator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

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


Los Angeles Systems Administrators with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $55K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $67K. Systems Administrators in Los Angeles, Calif. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $90K.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Virtualization
up arrow 2%

System Administration
0%

VMware ESX
0%

National Average
$61,000

Windows Support
up arrow 2%

Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 11%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 12%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 20%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
ADVERTISEMENT