Late-Career Systems Administrator Salary

A Late-Career Systems Administrator earns an average salary of $72,768 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,670 - $100,187
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,768
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$18.16 - $53.28
$18
$32
$53
MEDIAN: $31.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,670 - $100,187  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $8,987  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,610 - $102,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 490
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.16 - $53.28  
   
Overtime
$33.24 - $64.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$154.56 - $8,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $15,000  
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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$49,610 - $102,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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National Average: $73,386

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
▲18%

Virtualization
▲6%

VMware ESX
▲4%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▲4%

National Average
$73,000


Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼2%

Microsoft Exchange
▼3%

Windows 2003 Server
▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%


Windows Support
▼7%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%

Cisco Networking
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%