A Senior Systems Administrator earns an average salary of AU$85,204 per year. A skill in Microsoft Exchange Server is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$67,899 - AU$110,894
AU$68K
AU$85K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$85,352
10%
50%
90%
AU$26.69 - AU$45.00
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$31.30
50%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$67,899 - AU$110,894
Bonus AU$998 - AU$15,101
Profit Sharing AU$1,400
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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AU$66,183 - AU$110,806
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data AU$0AU$91
Hourly Rate AU$31.30
Overtime AU$92.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$110K
Bonus AU$998 - AU$15,101
Profit Sharing AU$1,400
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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AU$66,183 - AU$110,806
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator

Senior system administrators manage a team of system administrators as well as other employees of the IT department. They are responsible for designing, planning, putting into place, and having the highest level of performance as an expert in the system administration for computers and their complex operating systems. With this, senior system administrators research and select upgrades, software and other necessities for their company's computer systems. They also work with other administrators and the IT department to resolve or implement new hardware for computers, printers and other service systems for the company. Senior administrators are also responsible for training and supervising new employees that would work under them. They must be well versed in technology and have a strong ability to plan, organize, evaluate and redesign system designs to have them work better for the company. In addition, senior systems administrators must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written), be a team player and perform difficult tasks well under pressure.

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Senior Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Configure and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Lead a team of systems administrators to manage servers and other computer system aspects of a company.

Senior Systems Administrator Pay By Employer

$0$151K

$88,041

$84,833

$73,929

$70,198

BAE Systems Inc.
13 profiles
$89,041

$93,501

Dell, Inc.
10 profiles
$89,303

CSRA Inc.
9 profiles
$64,562

$93,830

AT&T Inc.
7 profiles
$108,994

Senior Systems Administrator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 55 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$92,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$85,699

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
AU$86,000

▼2%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries


▲5%

National Average
AU$86,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼1%


▼4%




Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%