A Systems Administrator in Birmingham, Alabama earns an average salary of $61,027 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

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$39,229 - $82,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

National Average
$61,000

VMware ESX
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 12%

System Administration
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None:
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