Systems Administrator in Los Angeles Salary

Systems Administrators in Los Angeles, Calif. pull down an average of $66K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$50,606 - $104,469
$51K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,017
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$19.31 - $42.92
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MEDIAN: $25.67
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$0$104K
Salary $50,606 - $104,469
Bonus $0.00 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $1,250
Total Pay (?
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$44,368 - $102,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 28 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $19.31 - $42.92
Overtime $29.42 - $54.17
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$44,368 - $102,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 28 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Systems Administrator

Systems administrators - also called sysadmins - are responsible for ensuring their organization's computer systems are well maintained and operate reliably. Tasks performed by systems administrators include performing regular systems and security monitoring, handling backup procedures and helping set up, maintain and delete user accounts as required. They are also responsible for developing and maintaining relevant procedures and standards. ensuring that hardware and systems work as expected and maintaining archives as needed. Additionally, systems administrators provide technical support related to systems within their organization as needed . They also handle patches and upgrades to ensure that systems are maximally efficient and effective.

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Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support.
  • Recommend software and hardware enhancements.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Systems Administrator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 27 salaries. A Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲22%

▲4%

National Average
$65,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2012 R2
▲7%



National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Active Directory
▼3%


VMware ESX
▼4%


Windows Server 2008 R2
▼10%

Linux
▼10%


Windows 2003 Server
▼17%


Microsoft Word
▼19%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼20%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%