The average salary for a System Administrator, Computer / Network with System Administration skills is $60,870.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Windows Support, Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Active Directory and Network Management / Administration.
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 $54,371 based on 5 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,453 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,919 based on 180 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,817 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,856.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with System Administrator, Computer / Network in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 57.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbus, Ohio (17.4% more) and New York, New York (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Lutherville Timonium, Maryland (10.3% less) and Panama City, Florida (3.2% less).
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