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9,481 Systems Administrator Salaries

Systems Administrators earn $61,000 annually on average, or $29 per hour, which is equal to the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Systems Administrators work for IZ Technologies at $145,000 annually while the lowest paid Systems Administrators work for Movie Gallery earning approximately $12,000 each year.

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$75K
"I feel like salary is average at my company. I have also noticed that company wide raises have went from 3-5% to now 0-1% depending on the individual's work. It makes me feel insecure about what is happening inside my companies finances."
Posted 5 years ago in Johnstown, OH

$61K United States Army's Average Systems Administrator Salary (87 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
+$19K (36%) more than average United States Army salary ($42K)
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+$14K (20%) more than average United States Army Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"The pay in the Army isn't the best, but a constant paycheck is better then none at all. I do feel that with the amount of tasks there are to be completed in such a broad range of technology it is a lot lower then I would like to have."
+$11K (16%) more than average United States Army Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"Pay at the U.S. Army can appear to be low but it is relatively good and livable when you add in the benefits that are provided by the Department of Defense."
-$31K (68%) less than average United States Army Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"It was low compared to my civilian or contractor counterparts. But I enjoyed the work."
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$61K United States Air Force's Average Systems Administrator Salary (80 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
+$13K (23%) more than average United States Air Force salary ($48K)
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-$11K (19%) less than average United States Air Force Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I think that $50k a year is a decent income, but I see others doing the same work bringing in $25-$30k more than that on average."
-$14K (25%) less than average United States Air Force Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"We make a decent amount of money, but the real benefits are the retirement and health care."
-$14K (25%) less than average United States Air Force Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I think we are under paid in my field, but it comes with the territory in the military."
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$61K General Dynamics' Average Systems Administrator Salary (73 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
-$11K (16%) less than average General Dynamics salary ($72K)
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+$9K (13%) more than average General Dynamics Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I felt that my salary was reasonable for the skills I had and the requirements of the jobs I worked. I have a DOD security clearance and worked on classified contracts."
+$39K (48%) more than average General Dynamics Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I believe I was paid very well for being a sys admin."
+$30K (39%) more than average General Dynamics Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"OK."
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$61K IBM's Average Systems Administrator Salary (128 salaries)

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-$14K (20%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
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+$4K (6%) more than average IBM Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"In my opinion, with someone with my knowledge and leadership and experience, I am vastly underpaid for the responsibilities I have."
+$9K (13%) more than average IBM Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I am happy with what we get, but yes we should get more."
-$20K (39%) less than average IBM Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
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$63K HCL Technologies' Average Systems Administrator Salary (5 salaries)

+$2K (3%) more than national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
+$3K (4%) more than average HCL Technologies salary ($60K)
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+$8K (11%) more than average HCL Technologies Systems Administrator salary ($63K)
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-$12K (21%) less than average HCL Technologies Systems Administrator salary ($63K)
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$53K Austal's Average Systems Administrator Salary (2 salaries)

-$8K (14%) less than national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
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Equal to average Austal Systems Administrator salary ($53K)
"UNDER PAID!! I was working at least 70 hours a week on a normal week with on-call rotation every other week. No compensation at all for the over time or on-call. Plus my salary was below average. I accepted the pay to get my foot in the door with a great company but I would not make the same choice again if presented with it today."
Equal to average Austal Systems Administrator salary ($53K)
"Underpaid because our old director had a different view of what we were worth. Our new director is working very hard to increase our pay to the level it should be in our field."

$100K NTT I3's Average Systems Administrator Salary (1 salaries)

+$39K (48%) more than national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
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"In my line for work I guess currently I'm paid fairly."

$61K Lockheed Martin's Average Systems Administrator Salary (107 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
-$10K (15%) less than average Lockheed Martin salary ($71K)
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+$89K (84%) more than average Lockheed Martin Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I think the salary is cool. I know I could be getting more for the area I that I'm in but I appreciate the overall quality of work life balance."
+$11K (16%) more than average Lockheed Martin Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
+$30K (39%) more than average Lockheed Martin Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
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$61K United States Navy's Average Systems Administrator Salary (57 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
+$16K (30%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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-$1K (1%) less than average United States Navy Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I am being compensated at a rate I agreed to when I was hired."
-$10K (17%) less than average United States Navy Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
-$31K (68%) less than average United States Navy Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
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$61K Hewlett-Packard's Average Systems Administrator Salary (48 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
-$10K (15%) less than average Hewlett-Packard salary ($71K)
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+$19K (26%) more than average Hewlett-Packard Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
"I definitely don't feel underpaid at all."
+$24K (32%) more than average Hewlett-Packard Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
-$10K (17%) less than average Hewlett-Packard Systems Administrator salary ($61K)
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