The average salary for a Systems Administrator with Cisco Networking skills is $61,089.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in System Administration, Windows Server 2012 R2 and VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Microsoft Active Directory.
Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator
An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,409 based on 9 salaries. An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,852 based on 338 salaries. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,775 based on 361 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,137 based on 253 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,246.
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Employees with Systems Administrator in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.6% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (18.1% less).
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