Systems Administrator in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Systems Administrator in Houston, Texas is $60,826 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Linux. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$47,476 - $80,264
$47K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,262
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$14.90 - $40.27
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MEDIAN: $25.28
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$0$85K
Salary $47,476 - $80,264
Bonus $789 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$46,918 - $85,324
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.90 - $40.27
Overtime $39.75
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $789 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$46,918 - $85,324
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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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 $58,000 based on 65 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 $63,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 34 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 $84,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$59,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
▲16%

▲15%


▲7%



Virtualization
▲3%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▲3%






National Average
$59,000


HTML
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 3%
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