The average salary for a System Administrator, Windows Server with Windows Server 2012 R2 skills in Chicago, Illinois is $73,519.
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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 2008 R2
Skills in Microsoft Active Directory and System Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Server 2008 R2, Active Directory and VMware ESX.
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 $74,950 based on 6 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,441 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (11.6% less), Austin, Texas (4.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.2% less).
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