Sharepoint Administrator Salary

Sharepoint Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $72K per year on average. Overall incomes of Sharepoint Administrators generally bottom out at around $46K and peak near $105K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Sharepoint Administrators greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Sharepoint Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,720 - $101,900
$49K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,389
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$15.00 - $53.45
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$0$105K
Salary $48,720 - $101,900
Bonus $488.67 - $9,879
Profit Sharing $494.93 - $9,744
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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$45,494 - $105,328
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 483
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $15.00 - $53.45
Overtime $18.38 - $67.45
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $488.67 - $9,879
Profit Sharing $494.93 - $9,744
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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$45,494 - $105,328
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

Job Description for Sharepoint Administrator

Sharepoint is a platform developed by Microsoft that helps companies collaborate, organize, and share files, as well as create intranet websites for employee use. Sharepoint administrators are tasked with managing the Sharepoint platform for their company. They can be either an individual responsible for the entire system or a team of people who are each responsible for a specific list of tasks.

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Sharepoint Administrator Tasks

  • Guide and inform SharePoint design, installation, and maintenance processes.
  • Set policies for and validate backup and restoration programs.
  • Collect user requirements and explain effects of designs and changes directly to users.
  • Create security groups, assign access, and administer changes for users.
  • Configure, redesign, and migrate SharePoint sites and associated databases and resources.

Common Career Paths for Sharepoint Administrator


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Though not the most common occurrence, Sharepoint Administrators sometimes become Sharepoint Architects, where the average income is $114K per year.

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Popular Skills for Sharepoint Administrator


Sharepoint Administrators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Windows Server 2012, Windows PowerShell, and Windows Server 2008 are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 34 percent, 23 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. Those listing JavaScript as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cascading Style Sheets and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Microsoft Sharepoint Server tend to be well versed in Internet Information Server (IIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Sharepoint Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Sharepoint Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Sharepoint Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 318 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sharepoint Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 283 salaries. An experienced Sharepoint Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 136 salaries. A Sharepoint Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,152

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

For those looking to make money, Sharepoint Administrators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Sharepoint Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+27 percent), New York (+19 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Minneapolis. Workers in Austin and Charlotte earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

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Q: What is it like working as a Sharepoint Administrator?

Sharepoint Administrator in New York:
Pros: It's a very active and dynamic place to work.
Cons: It's too expensive to rent in Manhattan and too hart to commute from other boroughs.

Sharepoint Administrator in Boston:
"Awesome corporate culture, challenging work."
Pros: The corporate culture, the variety of things I encounter and am given the chance to work with.
Cons: The parking situation is the worst part.

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Key Stats for Sharepoint Administrator

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Sharepoint Administrator Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$71,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Sharepoint Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2012
▲34%


Windows Server 2008
▲19%






C#
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$71,000

▼3%

Project Management
▼5%


Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼8%

JavaScript
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 12%