Average System Administrator, Windows Server Salary in Columbus, Ohio

$66,383
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The average salary for a System Administrator, Windows Server in Columbus, Ohio is $66,383.
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$46k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $66,383
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$46k - $89k
Total Pay
$47k - $93k

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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.

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System Administrator, Windows Server
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server

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

Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Server

An early career System Administrator, Windows Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Windows Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,366 based on 5 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,415 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,117.
Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (3.0% less), Dallas, Texas (0.6% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
23.8%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
23.8%