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Average System Administrator, Windows Server Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$76,241
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$4,560
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The average salary for a System Administrator, Windows Server in Chicago, Illinois is $76,241.
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$56k
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$76k
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$99k
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What Do System Administrator, Windows Servers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Servers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Servers?

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 $55,989 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Windows Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,044 based on 6 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,250 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.0% less), San Antonio, Texas (7.1% less) and Austin, Texas (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
20.8%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
54.2%