The average salary for an Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network with Microsoft Active Directory skills is $64,854.
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Job Description for System Administrator, Computer / Network
A computer/network system administrator is responsible for the maintenance of the technological systems of an organization. The position typically requires a B.A. in a field such as computer science or information technology, and related engineering certifications (for example by Microsoft or Cisco) are also preferred. A system administrator must be flexible, able to manage a variety of tasks and problems, and have good troubleshooting skills. Communication skills, both verbal and written, ar…Read more
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Computer / Network
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in Network Management / Administration, Windows Support, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Computer / Network
An entry-level System Administrator, Computer / Network with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,474 based on 15 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,600 based on 616 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,244 based on 586 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,964.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with System Administrator, Computer / Network in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (11.1% less), San Antonio, Texas (6.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.2% less).
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