System Administrator Salary

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The average yearly salary for System Administrator is $69,700. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a System Administrator, you could expect a starting pay rate of $57,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $82,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly System Administrator Pay Statistics

Average Yearly System Administrator Salary

$55,760 - $83,640

Starting Yearly System Administrator Salary

$45,920 - $68,880

Top Yearly System Administrator Salary

$65,600 - $98,400

Monthly System Administrator Pay Statistics

Average Monthly System Administrator Salary

$4,647 - $6,970

Starting Monthly System Administrator Salary

$3,827 - $5,740

Top Monthly System Administrator Salary

$5,467 - $8,200

Hourly System Administrator Pay Statistics

Average Hourly System Administrator Salary

$25 - $37

Starting Hourly System Administrator Salary

$21 - $31

Top Hourly System Administrator Salary

$29 - $44


System Administrator Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average System Administrator age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of System Administrator are male in the United States, and 51% of the System Administrator are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for System Administrator


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