AU$62,271
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A Systems Administrator with Microsoft Office skills earns an average salary of AU$62,021 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$46,385 - AU$85,020
AU$46K
AU$62K
AU$85K
MEDIAN: AU$62,271
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AU$18.24 - AU$69.81
AU$18
AU$30
AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$29.86
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AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$46,385 - AU$85,020
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,041
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$45,744 - AU$85,632
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data AU$0AU$69
Hourly Rate AU$18.24 - AU$69.81
Overtime AU$42.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,041
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$45,744 - AU$85,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,387

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

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%