The average salary for a System Administrator, Windows Server with Active Directory skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,500.
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Job Description for System Administrator, Windows Server
A Windows system administrator provides daily support and assistance for computer systems using the Windows platform. They may work for a business providing troubleshooting for other employees, work online or over the phone for a technical-support service, or work as part of a team of administrators. They also update and back up all data, monitor networks, and recommend viable solutions for problems to management. A systems administrator also keeps security software up to date and maintains mach…Read more
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2
Skills in Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Server 2012 R2, System Administration, VMware ESX and Windows Server 2008 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (22.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (5.7% less) and Tampa, Florida (0.8% less).
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