Average Early-Career System Administrator, Windows Server with Windows Server 2008 R2 Skills Salary

$57,928
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,049
Bonus
$150
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The average salary for an Early-Career System Administrator, Windows Server with Windows Server 2008 R2 skills is $57,928.
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$42k
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$58k
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$74k
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MEDIAN $57,928
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Salary
$42k - $74k
Bonus
$491 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $150
Total Pay
$40k - $75k

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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
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server

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

Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Server

A mid-career System Administrator, Windows Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,914 based on 156 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,889 based on 135 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,235.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 334 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.7%
Experienced
40.4%
Late Career
12.9%