A Systems Administrator in Boulder, Colorado earns an average salary of $64,345 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$49,316 - $77,702
(Median)
$49K
$64K
$78K
MEDIAN: $64,345
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$49,316 - $77,702  
   
Bonus
$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).
)
$44,426 - $77,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

About Boulder, Colorado

Boulder County, Colorado
107,342
Male:
56,342 (52.5%)
Female:
51,000 (47.5%)
Boulder (/ˈboʊldər/) is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Boulder County, and the 11th most populous municipality in the U.S. state of Colorado. Boulder is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. The city is 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Denver. The population of the City of Boulder was 97,385 people at the 2010 United States Census, while the population of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area was 294,567. Boulder is famous for its colorful Western history, being a choice destination for hippies in the late 1960s, and as home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, the state's largest university. Furthermore, the city of Boulder frequently receives high rankings in health, well-being, quality of life, education and art. On November 7, 1861, legislation was passed making way...
Boulder:
$58,547
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,394
Boulder:
$583,600
Colorado:
$283,800
3.3%

Systems Administrator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

National Average
$64,000

System Administration
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT