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

$66,914
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,750
Bonus
$500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career System Administrator, Windows Server with Windows Server 2008 R2 skills is $66,914.
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$49k
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MEDIAN $66,914
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Salary
$49k - $89k
Bonus
$199 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$200 - $2k
Total Pay
$49k - $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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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server

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

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 $57,928 based on 116 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.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 294 survey responses.
Early Career
39.5%
Experienced
45.9%
Late Career
14.6%