The average salary for a Systems Administrator in Fairfax, Virginia is $73,923 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$46,062 - $103,831
(Median)
$46K
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MEDIAN: $73,922
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$12.10 - $35.61
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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Salary
$46,062 - $103,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
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$44,813 - $101,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.75  
   
Overtime
$38.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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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$44,813 - $101,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 6%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

System Administration
0%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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