System Administrator, Computer / Network in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average salary for a System Administrator, Computer / Network in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$68,400 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$49,977 - AU$101,814
AU$50K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$69,311
10%
50%
90%
AU$26.50 - AU$60.00
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$34.39
50%
AU$0AU$103K
Salary AU$49,977 - AU$101,814
Bonus AU$2,500
Profit Sharing AU$650
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$50,472 - AU$103,120
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$34.39
Overtime AU$45.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$103K
Bonus AU$2,500
Profit Sharing AU$650
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$50,472 - AU$103,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for System Administrator, Computer / Network

A computer/network system administrator is responsible for the maintenance of the technological systems of an organization. The position typically requires a B.A. in a field such as computer science or information technology, and related engineering certifications (for example by Microsoft or Cisco) are also preferred. A system administrator must be flexible, able to manage a variety of tasks and problems, and have good troubleshooting skills. Communication skills, both verbal and written, are also essential. A system administrator will also often be responsible for handling confidential information and data; certain government positions require a security clearance. The specific technological knowledge and skills vary widely according to the specific needs of the business or organization, but will include a range of hardware, programs, and systems, including standard Microsoft business software. The system administrator will install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Microsoft Windows server operating systems and applications and other systems as appropriate, and will recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software. Other responsibilities may include establishing and documenting standards and procedures, maintaining inventory of technological devices, working with outside vendors, and maintaining backup systems. The job requires flexibility to coordinate with other schedules and may require work after normal business hours. Depending on the layout of the business, significant physical activity is also potentially necessary. A system administrator may be hired directly by an organization to provide service for its technological needs, or may work for a technology consulting firm which provides system administration services to a variety of customers. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


System Administrator, Computer / Network Tasks

  • Establish and document standards and procedures.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Microsoft Windows server operating systems and applications.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.

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Q: What is it like working in Sydney?

System Administrator, Computer / Network in Sydney:
Pros: Popular City and more opportunities for work with a degree of experience.
Cons: No time for breaks, and takes to long in most cases to get to work because of traffic.

Key Stats for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

▲24%

▲14%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 82%