The average salary for a Mid-Career System Administrator, Windows Server is $65,253.
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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
Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills in Microsoft Active Directory and VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Administration, Active Directory and Windows Server 2012 R2.
Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Server
An entry-level System Administrator, Windows Server with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,886 based on 134 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Windows Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,442 based on 677 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,172 based on 693 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,455.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.4% more) and New York, New York (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (5.3% less) and Austin, Texas (2.7% less).
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