Average System Administrator, Windows Server with Microsoft Active Directory Skills Salary

$66,361
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,054
Bonus
$2,868
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The average salary for a System Administrator, Windows Server with Microsoft Active Directory skills is $66,361.
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MEDIAN $66,361
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Salary
$48k - $95k
Bonus
$407 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $11k
Total Pay
$47k - $97k

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Job Description for System Administrator, Windows Server

The top respondents for the job title System Administrator, Windows Server are from the companies Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Vectrus and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). Reported salaries are highest at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) where the average pay is $75,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Dynamics Information Technology Inc, earning around $71,944. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) pays the lowest at around $58,500. Vectrus also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,500.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server

Skills in VMware ESX and Windows Server 2008 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Administration, Active Directory and Windows Server 2012 R2.

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 $51,609 based on 42 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Windows Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,008 based on 250 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Windows Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,728 based on 305 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,022 based on 270 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,994.
Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 32.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 944 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.4%
Early Career
26.5%
Mid Career
32.3%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
8.2%