A sizeable majority of Computer Workstation Administrators in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $50K per year. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a large number have vision insurance. For the most part, Computer Workstation Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,805 - $65,889
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,948
10%
50%
90%

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$13.88 - $27.55
(Median)
$
$24
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MEDIAN: $24.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,805 - $65,889  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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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$28,971 - $66,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$24.19  
   
Overtime
$39.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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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$28,971 - $66,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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 Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of Windows Operating System General Use.

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Experience Affects Workstation Administrator (Computer) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$50,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Workstation Administrator (Computer) Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 7%

National Average
$50,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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