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IT Systems Administrator Salary

$91,929 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$3,668

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for an IT Systems Administrator is $91,929 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an IT Systems Administrator is between $64,810 and $114,003. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an IT Systems Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Administers, develops, runs tests on, implements, and maintains operating system and related software.
  • Establishes and implements standards for computer operations for compatibility between hardware and software, according to specifications and parameters.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves software, operating system, and networking problems.
  • Schedules, performs, and monitors system backups and, when necessary, performs data recoveries.
  • Responsibilities differ from those of an Operating Systems Programmer in that the Systems Administrator is not responsible for altering operating system's software codes.
IT Systems Administrator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Job family population: 366,250

Estimated population of IT Systems Administrator jobs: 15,383

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$106,571
5 Year Change:
16 %
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IT Systems Administrator Job Listings for United States

IT Systems Administrator
Nov 19
Madison, WI, USA
Interactive Business Systems
Provides back-up coverage, when necessary, to the IT Help Desk. * Provides secondary technical support to the Systems Administrators and performs system administration activities for applicable ...
IT Systems Administrator
Nov 15
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Benetech
Benetech is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator with broad IT experience to provide support for its local and remote team members. You will be one of a 2 person IT team supporting a ...
Systems Administrator - IT Operations
Nov 14
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Dahl Consulting
Dahl Consulting has a great direct-hire Systems Administrator - IT Operations position with our global industrial engineering client in Eden Prairie, MN. The Systems Administrator acts as an agent ...
Programmer/Systems Administrator-Information Technology Services
Nov 11
Dayton, OH, USA
Public Health Dayton Montgomery County
Programmer/Systems Administrator Department: Information Technology Services Office: Office of Administration Posting Date: November 19, 2019 Hours: Full-time, M - F 8 am - 4:30 pm Starting Salary
IT Administrator (Entry Level)
Nov 15
Acworth, GA, USA
Inalfa Roof Systems
This is accomplished by working with our Service Desk ticketing system solving end user issues ... EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Two-year Business IT degree or equivalent business experience and ...

The average pay for an IT Systems Administrator is $91,929 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an IT Systems Administrator is between $64,810 and $114,003. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an IT Systems Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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