How much does a Systems Administrator I make?

Updated Jul 31, 2021

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$65,326 /yr
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260 salaries

$53K

Low

$65K

Average

$81K

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The national average salary for Systems Administrator I is $65,326 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Systems Administrator I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 260 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator I employees.

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Systems Administrator I$65,326 /yr
L2
Systems Administrator$75,191 /yr
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Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Systems Administrator

$79,333

 /yr
Range: $47K - $99K
1,979 salaries
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$47K

$99K

$46,996 - $99,500 Range

Tata Consultancy Services (13461)
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services (13461)

Systems Administrator

$89,056

 /yr
Range: $55K - $145K

$55K

$145K

$55,210 - $144,513 Range

cyberThink
3.4

cyberThink

Systems Administrator

$79,619

 /yr
Range: $65K - $100K

$65K

$100K

$65,110 - $99,765 Range

Premier IT Solutions
3.9

Premier IT Solutions

Systems Administrator

$70,360

 /yr
Range: $62K - $95K

$62K

$95K

$61,667 - $94,825 Range

Tech Mahindra
3.6

Tech Mahindra

Systems Administrator

$78,883

 /yr
Range: $69K - $116K

$69K

$116K

$68,994 - $115,517 Range

Indu
2.7

Indu

Systems Administrator

$81,867

 /yr
Range: $70K - $129K

$70K

$129K

$69,839 - $129,064 Range

Mahindra Satyam
3.7

Mahindra Satyam

Systems Administrator

$71,249

 /yr
Range: $70K - $83K

$70K

$83K

$69,812 - $82,576 Range

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Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Systems Administrator

$97,131

 /yr
Range: $45K - $167K

$45K

$167K

$45,000 - $167,107 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.8

General Dynamics Information Technology

Systems Administrator

$76,981

 /yr
Range: $55K - $139K

$55K

$139K

$54,609 - $138,908 Range

iTech US
3.9

iTech US

Systems Administrator

$77,509

 /yr
Range: $70K - $131K

$70K

$131K

$70,123 - $131,270 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Systems Administrator

$76,899

 /yr
Range: $45K - $151K

$45K

$151K

$45,000 - $151,441 Range

Global Bridge InfoTech
4.3

Global Bridge InfoTech

Systems Administrator

$69,711

 /yr
Range: $53K - $81K

$53K

$81K

$52,819 - $80,716 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Systems Administrator

$69,926

 /yr
Range: $35K - $135K

$35K

$135K

$35,033 - $134,667 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Systems Administrator

$154,877

 /yr
Range: $155K - $155K

$155K

$155K

$154,877 - $154,877 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Systems Administrator

$84,000

 /yr
Range: $53K - $175K

$53K

$175K

$52,759 - $175,463 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Systems Administrator

$84,598

 /yr
Range: $50K - $191K

$50K

$191K

$50,411 - $191,232 Range

Zensar Technologies
3.5

Zensar Technologies

Systems Administrator

$88,780

 /yr
Range: $85K - $109K

$85K

$109K

$84,690 - $109,241 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Systems Administrator

$84,428

 /yr
Range: $59K - $107K

$59K

$107K

$59,396 - $107,194 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Systems Administrator

$55,386

 /yr
Range: $26K - $91K

$26K

$91K

$26,204 - $90,865 Range

HIDEF Technologies
4.1

HIDEF Technologies

Systems Administrator

$57,941

 /yr
Range: $47K - $79K

$47K

$79K

$47,435 - $79,407 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Administrator I salaries

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator I is $65,326 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 260 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator I employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator I in United States is $80,924 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator I in United States is $52,735 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Systems Administrator I or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Systems Administrator I.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent systems administrator i salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$58,000
per year
A Systems Administrator I in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$70,000
per year
A Windows Systems Administrator I in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Level I Systems Administrator in the Paducah, KY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Paducah, KY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$55,452
per year
A Systems Administrator I in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $55,452 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$42,693
per year
A Systems Administrator - Tier I in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $42,693 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Louisville, KY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$81,320
per year
A Network/Systems Administrator I in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $81,320 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$63,532
per year
A Systems Administrator I in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $63,532 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$76,778
per year
A Systems Administrator I in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $76,778 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$51,185
per year
A Systems Administrator - Tier I in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $51,185 per year
Job Highlights
Louisville, KY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Linux Systems Administrator I in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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