Systems Administrator with System Administration Skills in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Systems Administrator with System Administration skills in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$75,112 per year.

AU$49,162 - AU$98,670
AU$49K
AU$71K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$71,427
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$100K
Salary AU$49,162 - AU$98,670
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,353
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AU$50,062 - AU$100,598
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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.

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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$64,000 based on 18 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$74,000 based on 13 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$87,000 based on 12 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$90,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲22%

▲18%

▲1%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼13%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%