The average salary for a Late-Career System Administrator, Computer / Network with Network Management / Administration skills is $68,314.
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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 Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use and Windows Support.
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 $48,960 based on 30 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,001 based on 656 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,720 based on 630 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,160 based on 606 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with System Administrator, Computer / Network in their job title in Detroit, Michigan earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newell, West Virginia (49.8% less) and San Diego, California (11.9% less).
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