Systems Specialist Salary

A Systems Specialist earns an average salary of $58,666 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are VMware ESX and Software Installation & Upgrade. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$38,607 - $87,043
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$59K
$87K
MEDIAN: $58,666
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$14.34 - $32.33
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MEDIAN: $20.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,607 - $87,043  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,532  
Total Pay (?
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$35,599 - $86,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $32.33  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $53.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$250.00 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,532  
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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$35,599 - $86,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Systems Specialist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Systems Specialist Salaries

▲41%

▲24%

▼0%

National Average
$56,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Systems Specialist Salaries

VMware ESX
▲15%

Software Installation & Upgrade
▲13%


National Average
$56,000

Training
▼2%





Network Management / Administration
▼23%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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