Workstation Administrator (Computer) Salary

Computer Workstation Administrators in the United States take home an average $49K per year. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and more than half collect vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,582 - $61,381
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $48,759
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50%
90%

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$14.62 - $30.00
(Median)
$15
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,582 - $61,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
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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$33,238 - $62,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$8.91 - $46.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
   
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).
)
$33,238 - $62,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Workstation Administrator (Computer)

  • Recommend desktop and laptop hardware and software configurations.
  • Train and assist users in use of equipment and software.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot personal computers (PC) and workstations running client operating systems, like Microsoft Windows and Apple MacOS, and associated applications.

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Popular Skills for Workstation Administrator (Computer)


Computer Workstation Administrators who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, Network Management / Administration, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Network Management / Administration, and Windows Operating System General Use. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

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Experience Affects Workstation Administrator (Computer) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Workstation Administrator (Computer) Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 14%
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