Average Early-Career System Administrator, Windows Server with System Administration Skills Salary

$56,431
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,474
Bonus
$1,965
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The average salary for an Early-Career System Administrator, Windows Server with System Administration skills is $56,431.
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$42k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $56,431
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Salary
$42k - $77k
Bonus
$405 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$325 - $4k
Total Pay
$40k - $77k

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Job Description for System Administrator, Windows Server

System Administrator, Windows Server Tasks
  • Establish and document standards and procedures.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Microsoft Windows server operating systems and applications.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.

Career Paths

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System Administrator, Windows Server
Systems Administrator
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server

Skills in Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Active Directory, Active Directory, Windows Server 2008 R2 and VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Server

An entry-level System Administrator, Windows Server with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,722 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Windows Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,165 based on 223 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,079 based on 213 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,106.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 519 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Mid Career
43.0%
Experienced
41.0%
Late Career
14.3%