Systems Administrator in Dallas, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Systems Administrator in Dallas, Texas is $64,821 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Virtualization, Linux, Microsoft SQL Server, and VMware ESX. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$48,224 - $90,415
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MEDIAN: $65,229
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$15.70 - $44.96
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,224 - $90,415  
   
Bonus
$805 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$45,928 - $94,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Hourly Rate
$15.70 - $44.96  
   
Overtime
$26.43 - $58.72  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$805 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$45,928 - $94,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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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 $56,000 based on 47 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 $70,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 41 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 $83,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲19%

▲10%

National Average
$64,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Virtualization
▲32%

Linux
▲27%


▲9%


National Average
$64,000

Cisco Networking
▼2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%


Windows Server 2012 R2
▼7%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%



Network Management / Administration
▼16%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▼16%

Microsoft Exchange
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%
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