The average salary for a Systems Administrator is R204,460 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are VMware ESX, Microsoft SQL Server, and Linux.

R102,682 - R376,970
(Median)
R100K
R200K
R380K
MEDIAN: R204,460
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90%

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R52.92 - R97.50
(Median)
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R70
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MEDIAN: R70
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R140KR280KR420K
Salary
R102,682 - R376,970  
   
Bonus
R3,959 - R31,562  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R198,659  
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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R104,297 - R390,074  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R130R260R390
Hourly Rate
R70.00  
   
Overtime
R1.48 - R364.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R260KR520KR780K
Bonus
R3,959 - R31,562  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R198,659  
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).
)
R104,297 - R390,074  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R206,145

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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 42%


National Average
R206,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries



up arrow 14%



SQL
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

National Average
R206,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 5%


Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 6%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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