The average pay for an Experienced Systems Administrator is $68,051 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,839 - $92,954
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MEDIAN: $68,051
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$19.58 - $42.94
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,839 - $92,954  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $8,075  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $8,292  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$48,149 - $95,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,463
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.58 - $42.94  
   
Overtime
$25.66 - $57.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$295.90 - $8,075  
   
Commission
$12,500  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $8,292  
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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$48,149 - $95,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 337

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 431 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 431 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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