$73,550
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,528

Profit Sharing

$2,023

A Senior Systems Administrator with Microsoft Word skills earns an average salary of $72,804 per year.

$59,598 - $95,849
$60K
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MEDIAN: $73,550
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Salary $59,598 - $95,849
Bonus $2,528
Profit Sharing $2,023
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$59,598 - $100,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator

Senior system administrators manage a team of system administrators as well as other employees of the IT department. They are responsible for designing, planning, putting into place, and having the highest level of performance as an expert in the system administration for computers and their complex operating systems. With this, senior system administrators research and select upgrades, software and other necessities for their company's computer systems. They also work with other administrators and the IT department to resolve or implement new hardware for computers, printers and other service systems for the company. Senior administrators are also responsible for training and supervising new employees that would work under them. They must be well versed in technology and have a strong ability to plan, organize, evaluate and redesign system designs to have them work better for the company. In addition, senior systems administrators must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written), be a team player and perform difficult tasks well under pressure.

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Senior Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Configure and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Lead a team of systems administrators to manage servers and other computer system aspects of a company.

Senior Systems Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 17%