Systems Administrator in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Systems Administrator in Washington, District of Columbia is $69,464 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,068 - $91,544
$49K
$69K
$92K
MEDIAN: $69,464
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$23.58 - $71.52
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$72
MEDIAN: $31.50
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$49,068 - $91,544  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
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$49,457 - $99,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$23.58 - $71.52  
   
Overtime
$32.91  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
   
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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$49,457 - $99,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

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

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲14%

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$70,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
▲11%


Virtualization
▲2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▲2%


Windows Server 2008 R2
▲1%

VMware ESX
▼0%

National Average
$70,000



Windows 2003 Server
▼3%


Microsoft SQL Server
▼9%



Windows Server 2012 R2
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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