Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Systems Administrator is $63,484
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrators?
An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,321 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,201 based on 27 salaries. An experienced …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.