Average Entry-Level System Administrator, Windows Server with System Administration Skills Salary

$53,722
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$325
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The average salary for an Entry-Level System Administrator, Windows Server with System Administration skills is $53,722.
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$42k
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$54k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $53,722
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Salary
$42k - $76k
Bonus
$994 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $325
Total Pay
$40k - $73k

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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
Senior Systems Administrator
Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server

Skills that pay less than market rate include Active Directory, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Active Directory.

Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Server

An early career System Administrator, Windows Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,431 based on 171 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 681 survey responses.
Early Career
25.1%
Mid Career
32.7%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
10.9%