The average pay for a Systems Administrator in New York, New York is $68,913 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, Internet Information Server (IIS), and Linux. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$46,160 - $94,725
(Median)
$46K
$69K
$95K
MEDIAN: $68,913
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$12.08 - $58.72
(Median)
$12
$23
$59
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,160 - $94,725  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,229  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
Commission
$750  
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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$43,766 - $97,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$1.7K$3.4K$5.1K
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $58.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.26  
Overtime
$1.80 - $4,848  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$5M$10M$15M
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,229  
   
Commission
$750  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
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).
)
$43,766 - $97,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 31%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 20%

Linux
up arrow 14%




Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

Windows 2003 Server
0%

National Average
$70,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%


Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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