Systems Administrator Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*



The midpoint starting salary for a systems administrator is $80,000. A systems administrator maintains, configures and ensures the proper operation of computer systems, including and servers and PCs. Employers often increase starting salaries for systems administrators with in-demand skills, such as certification with ETL.

Midpoint systems administrator salaries in U.S. cities

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Roles similar to systems administrator

Systems engineer  
Network administrator  
Database administrator  
Web administrator  
Systems security administrator  
Network security administrator  
Technical support manager  

*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.


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