SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$97,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Exxon Mobil
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a systems administrator make?
Systems Administrators in America make an average salary of $74,085 per year or $35.62 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $97,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $56,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Systems Administrators. The best states for high paying Systems Administrator jobs are Washington, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The typical employment in the position spans 3.3 years.

Average Systems Administrator Salary By Company

Systems Administrators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Exxon Mobil and eBay are the best paying companies for Systems Administrators. Also, companies like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and Postmates pay their Systems Administrators very well.

Average Systems Administrator Salary By Location

Systems Administrators in the United States of America make on average $74,085 a year or $35.62 per hour. Palo Alto, CA reports the highest annual salary for Systems Administrators at 84,543. The average starting salary in Palo Alto, CA for Systems Administrators is $54,000. Washington, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are the states with the highest payscale for Systems Administrators. Louisiana, Wyoming, and Arkansas have the lowest Systems Administrator salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Palo Alto, CA
$84,543
2
Seattle, WA
$78,819
3
Quincy, MA
$76,927
4
New York, NY
$76,626
5
Jersey City, NJ
$76,526

Average Systems Administrator Salary By Industry

Systems Administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Finance companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Systems Administrators well. Internet companies pay their Systems Administrators the highest wages, averaging $77,148 per year. Finance companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $74,013 and $73,622, respectively. The average salary for Systems Administrators in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $72,519.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$77,148
2
Finance
$74,013
3
Manufacturing
$73,622
4
Hospitality
$73,413
5
Technology
$72,966

RECENTLY ADDED Systems Administrator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half Technology
Systems Administrator
Los Angeles, CA
10/31/2019
$80,000
The Brixton Group, Inc.
Systems Administrator
Nashville, TN
10/31/2019
$125,220
Robert Half Technology
Systems Administrator
Plano, TX
10/31/2019
$93,915
Experis
Systems Administrator
Durham, NC
10/31/2019
$45,914
James Edward and Companies
Systems Administrator
Houston, TX
10/31/2019
$40,000
Charter Oak State College
Systems Administrator
10/31/2019
$62,285
Blue Jean Networks
Systems Administrator
Fort Worth, TX
10/31/2019
$40,000
Robert Half Technology
Systems Administrator
Charlotte, NC
10/31/2019
$80,000
Systems Administrator
10/31/2019
$50,000
Finlay James
Systems Administrator
10/31/2019
$65,000
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