The average salary for a Systems Administrator at General Dynamics Information Technology Inc is $69,383.
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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 Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where the average pay is $77,769. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $71,951 and $68,496, respectively. U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the lowest at around $56,623. 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
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include VMware ESX, Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Active Directory and System Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator
An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,397 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,191 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,424 based on 14 salaries.
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