Systems Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Systems Specialist is $57,160 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Active Directory, VMware ESX, and Software Installation & Upgrade. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,905 - $88,197
(Median)
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$57K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,160
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$14.41 - $36.06
(Median)
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$20
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,905 - $88,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,243  
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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$36,067 - $88,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $54.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,243  
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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$36,067 - $88,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Job Description for Systems Specialist

Systems specialists work in a field where it is best to get a four year bachelor’s degree in computer science or other similar area of study. Additional certifications and specialty job training will be needed in order to constantly keep abreast of current technology.

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Systems Specialist Tasks

  • Review, back up, and update systems regularly, documenting changes and system operation.
  • Compile, analyze, and evaluate data from multiple sources to provide decision-making information.
  • Coordinate, manage, and lead technical support for new products, software, upgrades, or equipment.
  • Configure systems for optimal end user support, including disaster recovery and scheduled downtime plans.

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Experience Affects Systems Specialist Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Systems Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 19%

VMware ESX
up arrow 16%

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 14%


National Average
$55,000

Training
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Network Management / Administration
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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