The average salary for a System Administrator, Windows Server with System Administration skills is $64,704.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for System Administrator, Windows Server
The top respondents for the job title System Administrator, Windows Server are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Vectrus. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $95,000. Vectrus pays the lowest at around $73,000.
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Windows Server
Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2008 R2
Skills in Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Active Directory, Active Directory, VMware ESX and Windows Server 2008 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $53,722 based on 35 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Windows Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,431 based on 225 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Windows Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,165 based on 263 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,079 based on 239 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,106.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with System Administrator, Windows Server in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (19.8% more) and New York, New York (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (7.1% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (4.2% less).
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