AU$68,037
Avg. Salary
AU$31.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,963

Bonus

AU$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Systems Administrator is AU$31.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Systems Administrator is AU$68,037 per year.

AU$20.97
10%
AU$31.06
50%
AU$55.04
90%
MEDIAN AU$31.06
AU$50k
10%
AU$68k
50%
AU$91k
90%
MEDIAN AU$68,037
AU$49,659 - AU$90,930
AU$50K
AU$68K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$68,037
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.97 - AU$55.04
AU$21
AU$31
AU$55
MEDIAN: AU$31.06
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$93K
Salary AU$49,659 - AU$90,930
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,135
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$7,891
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$49,252 - AU$93,017
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 760
Hourly Data AU$0AU$102
Hourly Rate AU$20.97 - AU$55.04
Overtime AU$34.25 - AU$102
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,135
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$7,891
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$49,252 - AU$93,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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$116K

$69,048

$62,891

$58,079

$69,773

$61,445

$76,396

U.S. Army
17 profiles
$60,100

Raytheon Co.
16 profiles
$69,055

Leidos
14 profiles
$65,429

$66,466

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

11%

6%

-1%

-14%

-14%

National Average: AU$68,048

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

Systems Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Systems Administrator?

Systems Administrator in Brisbane:
"Hot."
Pros: Easy going
Cons: Competition

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲16%

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%