Systems Administrator Salary

The average salary for a Systems Administrator is R200,929 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 Active Directory, and Linux.

R103,461 - R335,639
(Median)
R100K
R200K
R340K
MEDIAN: R200,928
10%
50%
90%

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R50.34 - R184.33
(Median)
R50
R86
R180
MEDIAN: R86.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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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R0R120KR240KR360K
Salary
R103,461 - R335,639  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R26,005  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R150,000  
Commission
R15,000  
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).
)
R104,958 - R352,097  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 491
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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R0R110R220R330
Hourly Rate
R50.34 - R184.33  
   
Overtime
R15.51 - R307.46  
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.
)
R0R220KR440KR660K
Bonus
R0.00 - R26,005  
   
Commission
R15,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R150,000  
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).
)
R104,958 - R352,097  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R204,008

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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%



National Average
R204,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries


Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 25%

up arrow 15%



Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
R204,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 4%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 5%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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