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Systems Administrator Salary

A Systems Administrator earns an average salary of R196,291 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 VMware ESX and Linux.
R100,053 - R310,301
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R196,291
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National Salary Data

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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R100,053 - R310,301  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,077  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R99,329  
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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R101,514 - R327,932  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 426
United States (change)

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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
R201,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 30%

Linux
up arrow 10%



Windows Support
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
R201,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%


Cisco Networking
up arrow 8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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