Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Systems Administrator II make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$89,918 / yrTotal Pay
$79,079 / yrBase Pay
$10,839 / yrAdditional Pay

$89,918

 / yr
$60K$136K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Systems Administrator II is $89,918 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $79,079 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 $10,839 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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$89,918 /yr
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$129,283 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Systems Administrator Ii in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Systems Administrator Ii in United States. Employers include eBay, PayPal and NetApp.

1
eBay
$164,786/yr
3
NetApp
$142,900/yr

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Systems Administrator IISee 39 salaries from all locations

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Top Paying Industries

For a Systems Administrator Ii in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Systems Administrator Ii in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $128,162, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $111,057, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $110,808, Information Technology with a median total pay of $109,918, and Financial Services with a median total pay of $109,393.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$128,162

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$111,057

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$110,808

    4% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$109,918

    4% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$109,393

    3% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

The top paying company in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Systems Administrator Ii is Genentech.

GenentechGenentech$128,162/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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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Systems Administrator, Tier II

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$64,750

/yr

$64K | $750

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
System Admin II

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$52,500

/yr

$52K | $500

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
IT System Administrator II

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$65,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Linux Systems Administrator II

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$130,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Windows Systems Administrator II

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$36

/hr

Submitted 3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Systems Administrator II

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$92,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
System Administrator 2

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$122,500

/yr

$120K | $3K

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
IT Systems Administrator II

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$104,100

/yr

$94K | $11K

Submitted 4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago

Systems Administrator II pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator II is $79,079 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator II salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 575 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator II employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator II in United States is $115,984 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator II in United States is $53,917 per year.

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