Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Systems Administrator is $63,844
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrators?
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 $53,249 based on 101 salaries. An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,091 based on 2,489 …Read more
What Do Systems Administrators Do?
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 …Read more
- Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support.
- Recommend software and hardware enhancements.
- Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
- Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.