$73,949
Avg. Salary
$30.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a System Administrator, Windows Server in Chicago, Illinois is $30.00 per hour.

The average pay for a System Administrator, Windows Server in Chicago, Illinois is $73,949 per year.

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$18.00
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$46.00
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MEDIAN $30.00
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$46k
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MEDIAN $73,949
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MEDIAN: $73,949
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$0$102K
Salary $46,452 - $100,000
Bonus $3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,044 - $102,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $30.00
Overtime $50.00
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,044 - $102,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 machines and servers to keep them at an optimal level of performance. The typical work environment is generally in an office setting during regular business hours; however, emergencies that threaten the integrity of network security may require a system administrator to be on-call.

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

System Administrator, Windows Server Job Listings

Key Stats for System Administrator, Windows Server

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects System Administrator, Windows Server Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
▼43%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Windows Server Salaries

System Administration
▲3%

Active Directory
▲1%

National Average
$74,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼6%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▼12%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 27%