The average salary for an Early-Career System Administrator, Windows Server in Washington, District of Columbia is $64,313.
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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
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 $74,500 based on 15 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,583 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,657.
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Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (15.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.2% less).
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