Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Network and Systems Administrator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$80,557 / yrTotal Pay
$74,305 / yrBase Pay
$6,252 / yrAdditional Pay

$80,557

 / yr
$52K$127K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Network and Systems Administrator is $80,557 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $74,305 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $6,252 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Systems Administrator

$78,251 /yr
Systems Administrator
$129,562 /yr
Senior Systems Administrator
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Related Job Titles

For Network Systems Administrator

Some related job titles are ASP .NET Developer Salaries with median pay of $126,220, IT Support Specialist Salaries with median pay of $53,111, Network Administrator Salaries with median pay of $66,955, Network Engineer/Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $101,669.

Top Paying Companies

For a Network Systems Administrator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Network Systems Administrator in United States. Employers include Ericsson-Worldwide, CMC and Dotcom Team.

1
Ericsson-Worldwide
$152,487/yr
2
CMC
$126,783/yr
5
ExterNetworks
$115,144/yr
7
Vastika
$104,846/yr

What are total pay estimates for a Network Systems Administrator at different companies?

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Compunnel
4.2
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 87 salaries from all locations

$107,158

 / yr

$120,652

 / yr

$101,118

 / yr
Saphire Solutions
4.1
Network Systems AdministratorSee 16 salaries from all locations

$93,222

 / yr
LTI
3.8
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 14 salaries from all locations

$116,519

 / yr
Supreme Soft
4.0
Network/Systems AdministratorSee 13 salaries from all locations

$91,991

 / yr
US Army
3.8
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 13 salaries from all locations

$96,909

 / yr

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$115,490

 / yr

$89,724

 / yr

$97,819

 / yr
Triple Gear
5.0
Network Systems AdministratorSee 11 salaries from all locations

$45

 / hr
Deebecon
3.6
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 10 salaries from all locations

$63

 / hr
HCLTech
3.7
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 9 salaries from all locations

$110,447

 / yr
US Air Force
4.1
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 9 salaries from all locations

$98,407

 / yr
Universal Software
3.6
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 9 salaries from all locations

$128,301

 / yr
ITCAPS
3.8
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 8 salaries from all locations

$81

 / hr

$117,959

 / yr
Vastika
4.2
Network and Systems AdministratorSee 8 salaries from all locations

$113,355

 / yr

$111,484

 / yr

$134,262

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Network Systems Administrator in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Network Systems Administrator in United States are Telecommunications with a median total pay of $152,487, Information Technology with a median total pay of $115,144, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $111,484, Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $97,170, and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $92,052.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$152,487

    33% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$115,144

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$111,484

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Personal Consumer ServicesPersonal Consumer Services$97,170

    5% Lower than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$92,052

    11% Lower than other industries

Telecommunications

The top paying company in Telecommunications for Network Systems Administrator is Ericsson-Worldwide.

Ericsson-WorldwideEricsson-Worldwide$152,487/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Total Years of Experience

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Submitted

Date or Time

Systems Administrator

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$104,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
System Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
System Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Linux System Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$125,750

/yr

$125K | $750

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Systems Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$77,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
System Administrator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$115,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
System Administrator

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Systems Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$81,000

/yr

$75K | $6K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Systems Administrator

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Network and Systems Administrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Network and Systems Administrator is $74,305 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Network and Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 965 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Network and Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Network and Systems Administrator in United States is $115,062 per year.

The lowest salary for a Network and Systems Administrator in United States is $47,985 per year.

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