Experienced Senior Systems Administrator Salary

The average Experienced Senior Systems Administrator earns approximately $84K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $11K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Senior Systems Administrators can bottom out near $62K or peak near $115K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Senior Systems Administrators. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$63,306 - $111,766
$63K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,390
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$24.66 - $57.76
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$58
MEDIAN: $38.89
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$0$115K
Salary $63,306 - $111,766
Bonus $510 - $11,180
Profit Sharing $195.74 - $11,807
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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$63,192 - $115,614
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,230
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $24.66 - $57.76
Overtime $32.25 - $70.96
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $510 - $11,180
Profit Sharing $195.74 - $11,807
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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$63,192 - $115,614
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

Senior Systems Administrator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Administrator


BAE Systems Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $91K.

Salaries are easily beat at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), where median pay comes to just $77K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $59K and ending at $90K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,703

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Senior Systems Administrators, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Senior Systems Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+20 percent), New York (+15 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Pittsburgh is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 2 percent.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 248 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$86,000

▼1%






Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼4%




Cisco Networking
▼6%

Windows 2003 Server
▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 248 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%