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Working As A Site Administrator

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $81,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Site Administrator Do

Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks. They organize, install, and support an organization’s computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems.

Duties

Network and computer systems administrators typically do the following:

  • Determine an organization’s network and computer system needs before setting one up
  • Install all network hardware and software and make needed upgrades and repairs
  • Maintain network and computer system security and ensure that all systems are operating correctly
  • Collect data in order to evaluate and optimize network or system performance
  • Add users to a network and assign and update security permissions on the network
  • Train users in the proper use of hardware and software
  • Interpret and solve problems when a user or an automated monitoring system alerts them that one exists

Administrators manage an organization’s servers and desktop and mobile equipment. They ensure that email and data storage networks work properly. They also make sure that employees’ workstations are working efficiently and stay connected to the central computer network. Some administrators manage telecommunication networks.

In some cases, administrators help network architects design and analyze network models. They also participate in decisions about buying future hardware or software to upgrade their organization’s network. Some administrators provide technical support to computer users, and they also may supervise computer support specialists who help solve users’ problems.

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How To Become A Site Administrator

Most employers require network and computer systems administrators to have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer or information science. Others may require only a postsecondary certificate.

Education

Although some employers require only a postsecondary certificate, most require a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer or information science. There are degree programs that focus on computer network and system administration. However, because administrators work with computer hardware and equipment, a degree in computer engineering or electrical engineering usually is acceptable as well. Programs in these fields usually include classes in computer programming, networking, or systems design.

Because network technology is continually changing, administrators need to keep up with the latest developments. Many continue to take courses throughout their careers and attend information technology (IT) conferences to keep up with the latest technology. Some businesses require that an administrator get a master’s degree.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Certification programs are generally offered directly from vendors or from vendor-neutral certification providers. Certification validates knowledge and best practices required from network and computer systems administrators. Companies may require their network and computer systems administrators to be certified in the product they use. Microsoft and Cisco offer some of the most common certifications.

Other Experience

To gain practical experience, many network administrators participate in internship programs while in school.

Advancement

Network administrators can advance to become computer network architects. They can also advance to managerial jobs in information technology (IT) departments, such as computer and information systems managers.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Administrators need analytical skills to evaluate network and system performance and determine how changes in the environment will affect them.

Communication skills. Administrators must be able to describe problems and their solutions to non-IT workers.

Computer skills. Administrators oversee the connections of many different types of computer equipment and must ensure that they all work together properly.

Multitasking skills. Administrators may have to work on many problems and tasks at the same time.

Problem-solving skills. Administrators must be able to quickly resolve any problems that arise with computer networks.

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Site Administrator Career Paths

Site Administrator
Program Coordinator Assistant Director General Manager
Business Development Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Facilitator Project Coordinator Business Manager
Business Operations Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Assistant Human Resources Manager General Manager
Business Owner
6 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Marketing Manager Property Manager
Community Association Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Assistant Principal Adjunct Instructor Attorney
Director Of Human Resources
10 Yearsyrs
Facilitator Production Supervisor Quality Assurance Manager
Director Of Quality
14 Yearsyrs
Network Technician Engineer Driver
Fleet Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Coordinator Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Network Technician Project Manager President
Managing Member
8 Yearsyrs
Field Service Technician Technical Support Specialist Network Technician
Network Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Program Coordinator Program Manager
Product Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Technician Analyst Risk Analyst
Risk Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Program Manager General Manager Account Executive
Sales/Marketing
5 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Coordinator Human Resource Specialist Human Resources Generalist
Senior Human Resources Generalist
8 Yearsyrs
Field Service Technician Lead Technician
Senior Leader
6 Yearsyrs
Adjunct Professor Senior Project Manager Senior Technical Program Manager
Senior Technical Product Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Assistant Specialist Maintenance Technician
Service Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Project Coordinator Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Assistant Principal Adjunct Professor Senior Project Manager
Solutions Architect
10 Yearsyrs
Project Coordinator Project Engineer Operations Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Lead Administrator 3.3 years
Administrator 3.2 years
Site Administrator 3.0 years
Data Administrator 2.9 years
Top Careers Before Site Administrator
Teacher 7.8%
Manager 4.8%
Internship 4.2%
Consultant 3.5%
Supervisor 3.3%
Top Careers After Site Administrator
Manager 5.4%
Owner 4.8%
Teacher 4.6%
Principal 3.3%

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Site Administrator Demographics

Gender

Female

55.5%

Male

43.1%

Unknown

1.4%
Ethnicity

White

61.1%

Hispanic or Latino

15.9%

Black or African American

11.8%

Asian

7.3%

Unknown

3.9%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

56.5%

French

11.3%

Russian

6.5%

German

3.2%

Japanese

3.2%

Arabic

3.2%

Italian

3.2%

Hungarian

1.6%

Turkish

1.6%

Romanian

1.6%

Azerbaijani

1.6%

Carrier

1.6%

Hebrew

1.6%

Kazakh

1.6%

Thai

1.6%
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Site Administrator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

29.4%

Kaplan University

5.9%

Cleveland State University

5.2%

Strayer University

5.2%

Grand Canyon University

5.2%

Walden University

4.6%

Michigan State University

3.9%

Central State University

3.9%

Capella University

3.9%

Ashford University

3.3%

Texas A&M University

3.3%

American InterContinental University

3.3%

Northern Arizona University

3.3%

Liberty University

3.3%

Northern Virginia Community College

3.3%

University of South Florida

2.6%

Wilmington University

2.6%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2.6%

Arizona State University

2.6%

Sierra College

2.6%
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Majors

Business

26.4%

Computer Science

7.2%

Information Technology

6.3%

Psychology

5.3%

Computer Information Systems

5.3%

Criminal Justice

4.4%

Education

4.1%

Accounting

4.1%

Management

3.8%

Elementary Education

3.8%

Communication

3.8%

Nursing

3.6%

Early Childhood Education

3.0%

Social Work

3.0%

Health Care Administration

3.0%

Human Resources Management

3.0%

Liberal Arts

3.0%

Educational Leadership

2.8%

Biology

2.3%

General Studies

2.2%
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Degrees

Bachelors

35.0%

Other

22.9%

Masters

21.6%

Associate

12.5%

Certificate

3.7%

Doctorate

2.6%

Diploma

1.4%

License

0.5%
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Real Site Administrator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Site Commercial Administrator NES Global, LLC Orlando, FL Aug 11, 2011 $133,176
Site Commercial Administrator NES Global, LLC Middletown, CT Aug 11, 2011 $103,646
Sharepoint Site Administrator Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. Redmond, WA Jan 26, 2015 $80,000 -
$100,000
Site Administrator Sita Information Networking Computing USA, Inc. Boston, MA May 22, 2014 $74,880
Site Administrator (Server/Db Infrastructure) Sita Inf. Networking Computing BV, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Jan 20, 2015 $73,155
Site Adminstrator/Team Lead Sita Information Networking Computing B.V. El Segundo, CA Aug 28, 2013 $71,890
Site Administrator Sita Information Networking Computing USA, Inc. Boston, MA May 30, 2011 $67,122 -
$72,000
Site Administrator MHM Services, Inc. Union Springs, AL Oct 01, 2011 $53,302
Site Administrator MHM Services, Inc. Union Springs, AL Oct 01, 2012 $53,302
Site Administrator MHM Services, Inc. Montgomery, AL Oct 01, 2010 $52,750

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AVERAGE SALARY FOR A Site Administrator

Average Yearly Salary
$81,000
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$56,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Median 50%
$118,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Avg Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a Site Administrator make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Site Administrator in the United States is $81,913 per year or $39 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $56,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $118,000.

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Top Skills for A Site Administrator

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  2. Payroll
  3. Job Site
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  • Incorporated modern hazard analysis techniques sanctioned by EPRI into PSEG digital procedures for safety related systems.
  • Created payroll-training materials that were company approved and regionally implemented.
  • Hire runners and beach security for the job site and do all new hire paperwork for the unions.
  • Oversee operational and facility needs from capital outlay projects to daily restoration.
  • Handled a variety of Administrative duties such as answering phones, maintaining office supplies, faxing, filing and emailing.

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Top 10 Best States for Site Administrators

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  2. Virginia
  3. District of Columbia
  4. New Jersey
  5. Texas
  6. Rhode Island
  7. Connecticut
  8. California
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