The average salary for a Systems Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia is $59,986 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$43,774 - $82,578
(Median)
$44K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,985
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$13.00 - $35.16
(Median)
$13
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,774 - $82,578  
   
Bonus
$750 - $8,750  
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
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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$40,538 - $82,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $35.16  
   
Overtime
$29.21  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$750 - $8,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
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).
)
$40,538 - $82,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

Windows 2003 Server
0%

National Average
$60,000

System Administration
up arrow 3%

Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 3%

Virtualization
up arrow 6%


Windows Support
up arrow 14%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 14%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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