Systems Administrator Lead Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$87,000
$68,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$111,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Twitter
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a systems administrator lead make?
The national average salary for a Systems Administrator Lead in the United States is $87,771 per year or $42.2 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $111,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $68,000 per year. Technology companies and Real Estate companies have the most job opportunities for Systems Administrator Leads. California, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Maryland, and New Jersey have the highest paying Systems Administrator Lead jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 3.5 years.

Average Systems Administrator Lead Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator Lead in the United States is $87,771 per year or $42.2 per hour. Systems Administrator Leads make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $118,165 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Systems Administrator Leads is $83,000. California, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Maryland, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Idaho are the lowest earners.

Map of Systems Administrator Lead Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Systems Administrator Leads earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Systems Administrator Lead Salary By Company

Systems Administrator Leads can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Systems Administrator Lead jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. Companies like Twitter or Apex Systems will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Nuance Communications and CACI International pay their Systems Administrator Leads very well.
Company
Average Salary
$122,329
$122k
$106,035
$106k
$103,654
$104k

Average Systems Administrator Lead Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Systems Administrator Lead works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Technology companies, Manufacturing companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Systems Administrator Leads. Technology companies pay their Systems Administrator Leads the highest wages, averaging $90,243 per year. Manufacturing companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $88,092 and $86,735, respectively. The types of companies that pay Systems Administrator Leads the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $76,496.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$90,243
$90k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$88,092
$88k
Health Care
Health Care
$86,735
$87k
Construction
Construction
$86,683
$87k
Finance
Finance
$86,306
$86k
Retail
Retail
$76,496
$76k

Systems Administrator Lead Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Systems Administrator Lead Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Systems Administrator Lead can range from $46,045 to $144,636 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Systems Administrator Lead Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Management Decisions, Inc.
Lead System Administrator
04/20/2020
$140,000
Lead Systems Administrator
02/25/2020
$104,350
University of California
Systems Administrator Lead
12/23/2019
$100,000
University of California Riverside, Bourns College
Systems Administrator Lead
12/20/2019
$100,000
University of California
Systems Administrator Lead
10/17/2019
$76,008
Lead Core Systems Administrator
09/20/2019
$136,248
Systems Administrator Lead
09/18/2019
$79,044
University of California
Systems Administrator Lead
09/17/2019
$76,008
XPO Enterprise Services, Inc.
Lead System Administrator
08/27/2019
$120,000
08/27/2019
$61,672
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