The average pay for an Entry-Level Systems Administrator in Houston, Texas is $57,786 per year.

$37,525 - $72,704
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$38K
$58K
$73K
MEDIAN: $57,785
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$10.07 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,525 - $72,704  
   
Bonus
$975 - $6,803  
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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$35,862 - $73,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$31.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$975 - $6,803  
   
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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$35,862 - $73,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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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Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
up arrow 5%

System Administration
up arrow 1%

VMware ESX
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National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Active Directory
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Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 16%

Windows Support
up arrow 16%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Virtualization
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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