Systems Manager, IT Salary (United States)

A Systems Manager, IT earns an average salary of $77,005 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, Linux, and Project Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Systems Manager, IT Total Pay (?
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$46,612 - $120,128
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MEDIAN: $77,004
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Systems Manager, IT Total Pay (?
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$14.37 - $43.70
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,612 - $120,128  
   
Bonus
$153.19 - $18,469  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $14,795  
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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$44,101 - $126,607  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.37 - $43.70  
   
Overtime
$4.35 - $50.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$153.19 - $18,469  
   
Profit Sharing
$977 - $14,795  
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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$44,101 - $126,607  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,181
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Job Description for Systems Manager, IT
An information technology (IT) systems manager performs all the necessary maintenance, support, design, and modifications to keep networks, software, and other virtual environment infrastructures functional and up to date. They communicate and delegate tasks to IT developers and ensure backups and updates are completed regularly. They also make detailed plans to accomplish goals and provide training and support to their staff. They also create expense budgets for the equipment and often report to executive or senior management. They must ensure their software adheres to corporate safety expectations and licensing laws, especially when employed in finance, to prevent fraud and protect secured data. They are also typically in charge of purchasing hardware and software for servers and work stations.
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Systems Manager, IT Tasks
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security,and other issues.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.
  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.

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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Portland
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Seattle
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Denver
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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National Average
$78,000
Cincinnati
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Miami
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St. Louis
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Experience Affects Systems Manager, IT Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Skills That Affect Systems Manager, IT Salaries

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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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