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The average salary for an Experienced Systems Manager, IT is AU$95,000 per year.

AU$77,713 - AU$134,800
MEDIAN: AU$101,245
Salary AU$77,713 - AU$134,800
Bonus AU$10,000
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AU$77,713 - AU$142,420
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Systems Manager, IT

An information technology (IT) systems manager performs all the necessary maintenance, support, design, and modifications to keep networks, software, and other virtual environment infrastructures functional and up to date. They communicate and delegate tasks to IT developers and ensure backups and updates are completed regularly. They also make detailed plans to accomplish goals and provide training and support to their staff. They also create expense budgets for the equipment and often report to executive or senior management. They must ensure their software adheres to corporate safety expectations and licensing laws, especially when employed in finance, to prevent fraud and protect secured data. They are also typically in charge of purchasing hardware and software for servers and work stations.


Systems Manager, IT Tasks

  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security, and other issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.

Systems Manager, IT Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location



National Average: AU$103,007

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Key Stats for Systems Manager, IT


18 %
82 %
10-19 years
20 years or more


18 %
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%