COMPUTER SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$103,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nvidia
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.6 years
How much does a computer systems administrator make?
Computer Systems Administrators in the US make on average $76,681 annually or $36.87 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $103,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $56,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Computer Systems Administrators. States with the highest Computer Systems Administrator salaries include Washington, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Alaska. The typical tenure for a Computer Systems Administrator is 4.6 years.

Average Computer Systems Administrator Salary By Company

If you are a Computer Systems Administrator, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Computer Systems Administrators are Nvidia and ManpowerGroup. Companies like Intuit and eBay also pay high salaries to their Computer Systems Administrators.

Average Computer Systems Administrator Salary By Location

As a Computer Systems Administrator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $76,681 per year or $36.87 per hour. Working in Palo Alto, CA as a Computer Systems Administrator will pay you the highest wages at around $87,371 per year. The average starting salary in Palo Alto, CA for Computer Systems Administrators is $54,000. Some of the states with the best Computer Systems Administrator salaries are Washington, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Alaska, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Palo Alto, CA
$87,371
2
Redmond, WA
$80,418
3
Nashua, NH
$78,826
4
Boston, MA
$78,707
5
Troy, NY
$77,150

Average Computer Systems Administrator Salary By Industry

Computer Systems Administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Internet companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Computer Systems Administrators. Telecommunication companies pay Computer Systems Administrators an average salary of $82,672, Internet companies pay $81,806, and Retail companys come in at $80,199. At $71,381, the average salary for Computer Systems Administrators in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$82,672
2
Internet
$81,806
3
Retail
$80,199
4
Hospitality
$78,533
5
Finance
$76,636

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$70,554
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$59,173
University of Montana
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$42,512
University of Michigan
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$57,692
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State of Florida
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$65,000
Wake County
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$60,000
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