The average pay for a Systems Administrator is AU$68,859 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$49,681 - AU$91,604
AU$50K
AU$68K
AU$92K
MEDIAN: AU$68,177
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.73 - AU$48.42
AU$21
AU$31
AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$30.83
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$93K
Salary AU$49,681 - AU$91,604
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,230
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$7,946
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$48,893 - AU$93,288
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 775
Hourly Data AU$0AU$82
Hourly Rate AU$20.73 - AU$48.42
Overtime AU$33.04 - AU$82.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,230
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$7,946
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$48,893 - AU$93,288
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

Job Description for Systems Administrator

Systems administrators - also called sysadmins - are responsible for ensuring their organization's computer systems are well maintained and operate reliably. Tasks performed by systems administrators include performing regular systems and security monitoring, handling backup procedures and helping set up, maintain and delete user accounts as required. They are also responsible for developing and maintaining relevant procedures and standards. ensuring that hardware and systems work as expected and maintaining archives as needed. Additionally, systems administrators provide technical support related to systems within their organization as needed . They also handle patches and upgrades to ensure that systems are maximally efficient and effective.

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Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support.
  • Recommend software and hardware enhancements.

Systems Administrator Pay By Employer

$0$131K

$66,891

$67,978

$58,112

$68,314

$61,825

U.S. Army
18 profiles
$59,089

$72,414

Raytheon Co.
16 profiles
$69,604

$58,901

$68,347

Common Career Paths for Systems Administrator


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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 209 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$72,000 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 124 salaries. A 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$79,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,348

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 90%