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Systems Administrator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$101,975 (USD)

Average Salary

$49/hr

Average Hourly

$4,069

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Systems Administrator is $101,975 a year and $49 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Systems Administrator is between $71,893 and $126,461. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Systems Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

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.
Systems Administrator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Job family population: 375,040

Estimated population of Systems Administrator jobs: 15,752

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$118,217
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Systems Administrator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Systems Administrator Tier 3
Jul 12
Seattle, WA, USA
Doyon Universal
The Systems Administrator TIER 3 is responsible for leading the management, upgrades, and troubleshooting of all aspects of our customers' IT infrastructure. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Serve as the ...
SQL System Administrator remote
Jun 18
Seattle, WA, USA
Insight Recruitment, LLC
Are you an experienced SQL System Administrator who thrives on troubleshooting and problem solving ... Responsibility for systems and desktop services * SQL server optimization and performance ...
Information Technology System Administrator
Jul 17
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Hadley Properties
The IT Administrator will provide end-user support and perform IT technical and administrative ... Create and maintain user profiles across systems in accordance with security policies;Perform ...
Systems Administrator
Jun 3
Seattle, WA, USA
Kelly Services Inc
Configuring monitoring of corporate IT systems such as firewalls, wireless APs, and domain controllers. * Manage multiple corporate SaaS solutions, such as Okta, Slack, and Google Business Suite.
IT System Administrator
Jun 3
Seattle, WA, USA
TargetCW
IT System Administrator Location: Seattle, WA 98104 $28 per hour (Weekly Pay) Term: 3-month ... Install, configure, and patch various operating systems (Windows 7/10, OSX) for laptops/desktops

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Systems Administrator is $101,975 a year and $49 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Systems Administrator is between $71,893 and $126,461. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Systems Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Systems Administrator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Systems Administrator Tier 3
Jul 12
Seattle, WA, USA
Doyon Universal
The Systems Administrator TIER 3 is responsible for leading the management, upgrades, and troubleshooting of all aspects of our customers' IT infrastructure. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Serve as the ...
SQL System Administrator remote
Jun 18
Seattle, WA, USA
Insight Recruitment, LLC
Are you an experienced SQL System Administrator who thrives on troubleshooting and problem solving ... Responsibility for systems and desktop services * SQL server optimization and performance ...
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