AU$89,272
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An Experienced Senior Systems Administrator earns an average salary of AU$86,383 per year.

AU$69,621 - AU$112,602
AU$70K
AU$89K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$89,272
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AU$0AU$113K
Salary AU$69,621 - AU$112,602
Bonus AU$996 - AU$17,492
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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$68,737 - AU$113,141
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 101

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$89,677

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%