The average pay for a Systems Administrator in Knoxville, Tennessee is $48,250 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Windows Support, VMware ESX, and Microsoft Active Directory.

$24,613 - $78,906
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MEDIAN: $48,250
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,613 - $78,906  
   
Bonus
$2,358  
Total Pay (?
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$24,243 - $75,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,358  
   
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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$24,243 - $75,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 81%

Windows Support
up arrow 53%

VMware ESX
up arrow 32%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 23%

National Average
$41,000

Virtualization
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

System Administration
up arrow 16%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 18%

Linux
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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