A Systems Administrator in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $81,676 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$57,948 - $109,827
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$58K
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$110K
MEDIAN: $81,676
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$17.00 - $63.00
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$17
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$63
MEDIAN: $29.00
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Salary
$57,948 - $109,827  
   
Bonus
$795 - $10,271  
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$52,827 - $108,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $63.00  
   
Overtime
$38.00  
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$795 - $10,271  
   
Total Pay (?
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$52,827 - $108,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries



National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries


Linux
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 5%

VMware ESX
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 3%

Virtualization
up arrow 3%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$81,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 3%

Windows Support
up arrow 6%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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