Systems administrator

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How much does a Systems Administrator make in the United States?

Average base salary
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8k salaries reported, updated at May 28, 2020
$84,237
per year
The average salary for a systems administrator is $84,237 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Health savings account
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Systems Administrators

  • Health savings account
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Disability insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Commuter assistance
  • Paid sick time

Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,248 ratings

57% of Systems administrators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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