Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Systems Administrator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$93,170 / yrTotal Pay
$76,461 / yrBase Pay
$16,709 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,170

 / yr
$26K$382K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Systems Administrator is $93,170 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $76,461 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 $16,709 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. The typical Systems Administrator salary is $76,461. Salaries can range from $25,744 - $382,283. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Systems Administrator in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $93,170.

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What are some related job titles for Systems Administrator?

Some related job titles are Database Administrator Salaries with median pay of $97,754, IT Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $83,589, Linux Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $107,780, Systems Engineer Salaries with median pay of $102,141.

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Wipro
3.8

Wipro

Systems Administrator

$84,219

 /yr
Range: $49K - $106K

$49K

$106K

$48,789 - $105,804 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Systems Administrator

$94,698

 /yr
Range: $58K - $154K

$58K

$154K

$58,150 - $153,669 Range

cyberThink
4.0

cyberThink

Systems Administrator

$84,664

 /yr
Range: $69K - $106K

$69K

$106K

$69,235 - $106,086 Range

Premier IT Solutions
4.0

Premier IT Solutions

Systems Administrator

$74,818

 /yr
Range: $66K - $101K

$66K

$101K

$65,574 - $100,833 Range

Tech Mahindra
3.6

Tech Mahindra

Systems Administrator

$83,923

 /yr
Range: $73K - $123K

$73K

$123K

$73,365 - $122,836 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Systems Administrator

$102,175

 /yr
Range: $47K - $178K

$47K

$178K

$47,193 - $177,695 Range

Indu
3.6

Indu

Systems Administrator

$87,053

 /yr
Range: $74K - $137K

$74K

$137K

$74,264 - $137,241 Range

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General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$82,313

 /yr
Range: $57K - $148K

$57K

$148K

$57,020 - $147,709 Range

Mahindra Satyam
3.7

Mahindra Satyam

Systems Administrator

$75,763

 /yr
Range: $74K - $88K

$74K

$88K

$74,235 - $87,807 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Systems Administrator

$60,078

 /yr
Range: $28K - $105K

$28K

$105K

$27,864 - $104,657 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Systems Administrator

$89,229

 /yr
Range: $52K - $203K

$52K

$203K

$52,329 - $203,348 Range

iTech US
4.2

iTech US

Systems Administrator

$82,420

 /yr
Range: $75K - $140K

$75K

$140K

$74,566 - $139,586 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Systems Administrator

$82,892

 /yr
Range: $48K - $161K

$48K

$161K

$47,861 - $161,036 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Systems Administrator

$62,962

 /yr
Range: $29K - $122K

$29K

$122K

$29,416 - $121,928 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Systems Administrator

$74,356

 /yr
Range: $37K - $143K

$37K

$143K

$37,253 - $143,199 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Systems Administrator

$89,340

 /yr
Range: $56K - $187K

$56K

$187K

$56,102 - $186,580 Range

Global Bridge InfoTech
4.3

Global Bridge InfoTech

Systems Administrator

$74,128

 /yr
Range: $56K - $86K

$56K

$86K

$56,165 - $85,829 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Systems Administrator

$164,690

 /yr
Range: $165K - $165K

$165K

$165K

$164,690 - $164,690 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Systems Administrator

$89,716

 /yr
Range: $50K - $114K

$50K

$114K

$49,977 - $113,985 Range

Zensar Technologies
3.9

Zensar Technologies

Systems Administrator

$94,404

 /yr
Range: $90K - $116K

$90K

$116K

$90,056 - $116,162 Range

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$1,000

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8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a System Administrator with less than one year of experience

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$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a System Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$57,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$9,000/yr

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $76,339 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 23247 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator in United States is $108,563 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator in United States is $53,680 per year.

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