The average salary for a Mid-Career System Administrator, Windows Server with VMware ESX skills is $66,743.
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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
Windows Server 2008 R2
Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Server 2008 R2, Active Directory, System Administration, 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 $59,463 based on 99 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,654 based on 176 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,783.
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Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 37.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (5.6% more) and Dallas, Texas (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (3.8% less), Detroit, Michigan (2.6% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1.2% less).
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