Average Microsoft Exchange Administrator with Microsoft Active Directory Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Microsoft Exchange Administrator with Microsoft Active Directory skills is $79,128.
MEDIAN $79,128
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$54k - $105k
$498 - $12k
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$1k - $4k
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$51k - $113k

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Job Description for Microsoft Exchange Administrator

Microsoft Exchange Administrator Tasks
  • Set up, maintain, configure, and monitor Microsoft messaging and communication environment.
  • Monitor server logs and overall performance, troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Lead upgrades, account management, and changes to the system, including communication with users.
  • Report on implementations, migrations, upgrades, and other activities that affect the software environment.

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Popular Skills for Microsoft Exchange Administrator

Skills in Windows Operating System General Use and Windows PowerShell are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Exchange.

Pay by Experience Level for Microsoft Exchange Administrator

An early career Microsoft Exchange Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,872 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Microsoft Exchange Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,686 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Microsoft Exchange Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,161 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,986.
Employees with Microsoft Exchange Administrator in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (14.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (30.5% less).

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