Average Systems Administrator Salary at U.S. Army

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The average salary for a Systems Administrator at U.S. Army is $58,190.
MEDIAN $58,190
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$36k - $79k
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$36k - $80k

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Job Description for Systems Administrator

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.
The top respondents for the job title Systems Administrator are from the companies General Dynamics Information Technology Inc, Lockheed Martin Corp and U.S. Air Force (USAF). Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $70,705. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Dynamics Information Technology Inc and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $68,964 and $68,496, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $57,064. Lockheed Martin Corp and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $61,042 and $63,500, respectively.

Career Paths

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System Administrator, Computer / Network
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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator

Skills in Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use and Windows Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,496 based on 5 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Mid Career