Entry-Level Systems Administrator in Houston, Texas Salary

An Entry-Level Systems Administrator in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $58,867 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$42,377 - $75,881
$42K
$59K
$76K
MEDIAN: $59,087
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$10.14 - $53.26
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$22
$53
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,377 - $75,881  
   
Bonus
$989 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$36,707 - $80,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $53.26  
   
Overtime
$27.88  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$989 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$36,707 - $80,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
▲12%

Windows Support
▲5%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Exchange
▼2%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼6%

System Administration
▼6%

VMware ESX
▼11%

Windows 2003 Server
▼15%

Network Management / Administration
▼16%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼17%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼18%

SQL
▼18%

Microsoft Office
▼19%

Virtualization
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 5%
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