A Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator earns an average salary of AU$83,723 per year.

AU$69,927 - AU$106,867
AU$70K
AU$84K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$83,968
10%
50%
90%
AU$29.50 - AU$49.13
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$35.00
50%
AU$0AU$106K
Salary AU$69,927 - AU$106,867
Bonus AU$986 - AU$14,899
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$67,634 - AU$106,704
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data AU$0AU$103
Hourly Rate AU$35.00
Overtime AU$104
Annual Data AU$0AU$106K
Bonus AU$986 - AU$14,899
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$67,634 - AU$106,704
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$84,214

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
58%
10-19 years
42%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%