Systems Administrator Salary

A Systems Administrator earns an average salary of R201,089 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Active Directory, VMware ESX, and Linux.

R102,899 - R332,303

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R102,899 - R332,303  
R0.00 - R25,708  
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R0.00 - R193,916  
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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).
R104,292 - R349,547  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 479
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 28%

up arrow 16%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking

National Average

up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
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Cisco Networking
up arrow 5%

Windows 2003 Server
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.


18 %
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 47%