The average salary for a Systems Administrator is R205,719 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are VMware ESX, Microsoft SQL Server, and Linux.

R98,137 - R375,627
R98K
R210K
R380K
MEDIAN: R209,864
10%
50%
90%
R23.00 - R110.00
R55
MEDIAN: R55.00
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Salary R98,137 - R375,627
Bonus R1,030 - R31,405
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R38,783
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R100,489 - R392,339
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 372
Hourly Data R0R368
Hourly Rate R55.00
Overtime R0.00 - R368.67
Annual Data R0R392K
Bonus R1,030 - R31,405
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R38,783
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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R100,489 - R392,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R179,000 based on 195 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R250,000 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R303,000 based on 63 salaries. A Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R290,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R212,630

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Q: What is it like working as a Systems Administrator?

Systems Administrator in Johannesburg:
"Time mangement."
Pros: Review of current system.
Cons: Time contraints.

Systems Administrator in Johannesburg:
"Work flexibility and get in touch with people."
Pros: I get to be more creative on different project.
Cons: No rewards on works, No empowerment.

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲42%

Late-Career
▲36%

▲18%

National Average
R213,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

▲18%


▲10%



SQL
▲1%

National Average
R213,000

Microsoft Exchange
▼2%




Cisco Networking
▼8%

Windows 2003 Server
▼9%




Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 51%
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