Systems Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Systems Administrator in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $63,646 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$47,398 - $87,347
$47K
$65K
$87K
MEDIAN: $65,313
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50%
90%

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$18.60 - $49.02
$19
$26
$49
MEDIAN: $26.41
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$0$91K
Salary $47,398 - $87,347
Bonus $0.00 - $6,500
Profit Sharing $3,107
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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$45,941 - $91,563
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $18.60 - $49.02
Overtime $37.32
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,500
Profit Sharing $3,107
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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$45,941 - $91,563
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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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 $60,000 based on 70 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 $67,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 26 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 $76,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$66,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2008 R2
▲5%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▲3%


▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼1%

▼4%







Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼25%


Microsoft Access
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%
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