$60,971
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,027

Profit Sharing

$4,000
$45,526 - $83,751
$46K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $60,971
10%
50%
90%

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$15.00 - $43.00
$15
$24
$43
MEDIAN: $24.23
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90%

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$0$88K
Salary $45,526 - $83,751
Bonus $959 - $10,045
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$42,797 - $88,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 191
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $15.00 - $43.00
Overtime $23.38 - $55.00
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $959 - $10,045
Profit Sharing $4,000
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).
)
$42,797 - $88,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

How much does a Systems Administrator make in Houston, TX?

In Houston, a Systems Administrator takes home approximately $60,971 annually on average. This is 1% higher than the national average for a Systems Administrator which is $60,608 per year.
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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 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 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%

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 $57,000 based on 124 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 $66,000 based on 91 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 78 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 $72,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲18%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$61,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

▲15%


▲6%

System Administration
▲3%

Network Management / Administration
▲3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲3%





National Average
$61,000






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%