AU$86,938
Avg. Salary
AU$33.78
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$4,000

Bonus

AU$2,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is AU$33.78 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is AU$86,938 per year.

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AU$29.65
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AU$33.78
50%
AU$42.50
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MEDIAN AU$33.78
10%
AU$66k
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AU$87k
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AU$110k
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MEDIAN AU$86,938
AU$66,405 - AU$110,093
AU$66K
AU$87K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$86,938
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50%
90%
AU$29.65 - AU$42.50
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$33.78
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AU$0AU$111K
Salary AU$66,405 - AU$110,093
Bonus AU$985 - AU$11,577
Profit Sharing AU$2,500
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$65,735 - AU$111,001
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 167
Hourly Data AU$0AU$80
Hourly Rate AU$33.78
Overtime AU$80.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$111K
Bonus AU$985 - AU$11,577
Profit Sharing AU$2,500
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$65,735 - AU$111,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • 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.

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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

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-8%

National Average: AU$86,658

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
AU$87,000

▼3%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries


▲4%

National Average
AU$87,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼2%


▼5%




Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%