$76,779
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,894

Profit Sharing

$2,936

A Senior Systems Administrator with Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking skills earns an average salary of $73,901 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$57,421 - $101,631
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$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,779
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$19.87 - $51.37
$20
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MEDIAN: $31.83
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$0$110K
Salary $57,421 - $101,631
Bonus $0.00 - $13,574
Profit Sharing $197 - $17,383
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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$54,087 - $110,111
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $19.87 - $51.37
Overtime $22.15 - $73.75
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $0.00 - $13,574
Profit Sharing $197 - $17,383
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).
)
$54,087 - $110,111
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Experienced
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%