Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Sysadmin make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021


$113,921 / yrTotal Pay
$90,245 / yrBase Pay
$23,676 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Sysadmin is $113,921 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $90,245 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 $23,676 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 Sysadmin salary is $90,245. Salaries can range from $22,898 - $681,106. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Sysadmin in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $113,921.

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The national average salary for a Sysadmin is $90,245 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Sysadmin salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sysadmin employees.

The highest salary for a Sysadmin in United States is $624,199 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sysadmin in United States is $13,047 per year.

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