The average salary for a System Administrator, Computer / Network with Network Management / Administration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,145.
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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
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in VMware ESX, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Virtualization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Support and Microsoft Active Directory.
Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Computer / Network
An early career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,316 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,017 based on 14 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,221 based on 11 salaries.
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Employees with System Administrator, Computer / Network in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 1.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (6.4% less), Austin, Texas (5.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.3% less).
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