The average salary for a Systems Administrator at Northrop Grumman Corporation is $68,496.
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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 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 General Dynamics Information Technology Inc, earning around $71,951 and $69,383, 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 Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Support, Windows Server 2012 R2 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 $62,168 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,500 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,248 based on 6 salaries.
Years of Experience
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