The average salary for a Systems Administrator at U.S. Army is $58,190.
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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 an…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Systems Administrator
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.
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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator
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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.
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