Average Systems Administrator with Cisco Networking Skills Salary

$61,089
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,983
Bonus
$1,807
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The average salary for a Systems Administrator with Cisco Networking skills is $61,089.
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$44k
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$61k
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$83k
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$44k - $83k
Bonus
$99 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$304 - $5k
Total Pay
$41k - $84k

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Job Description for Systems Administrator

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

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,018 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
33.2%
Mid Career
35.5%
Experienced
24.9%
Late Career
5.6%