WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Windows System Administrator GROSS SALARY
US$ 74,619
Average net salary for Windows System Administrator NET SALARY
US$ 55,946
The most typical salary for Windows System Administrator MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 54,000
  Updated: 14 Mar 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 48

Average salary for Windows System Administrator in United States is US$ 74,619.

Average take home earning is US$ 55,946 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 54,000 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 125,250
19 % US$ 101,333
29 % US$ 92,200
54 % US$ 74,842
88 % US$ 54,000
92 % US$ 42,000
100 % US$ 35,429
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Washington DC US$ 86,500 05
Chicago US$ 109,333 03
Denver US$ 70,200 03
Houston US$ 60,226 03
Sacramento US$ 102,000 02
Philadelphia US$ 90,500 02
Austin US$ 80,500 02
Atlanta US$ 74,500 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
185K US$ 180,000
01
125K US$ 125,250
02
105K US$ 101,333
06
95K US$ 92,200
05
85K US$ 83,120
05
75K US$ 74,842
07
65K US$ 62,833
06
55K US$ 54,000
10
45K US$ 42,000
02
35K US$ 35,429
04

  SALARY BY GENDER   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 83,420 20
Women US$ 92,500 02
N/A US$ 66,473 26

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 119,666 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 78,325 16
Some College US$ 68,323 25
High School US$ 65,359 04

Windows System Administrator workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 119,666. While Windows System Administrator workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 65,359. This is 83.09% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 84,800 05
16-20 Years US$ 91,166 06
12-16 Years US$ 87,000 11
8-12 Years US$ 84,957 07
4-8 Years US$ 56,461 10
2-4 Years US$ 59,733 06
1-2 Years US$ 36,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 50,000 02

Windows System Administrator workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 91,166 compared to US$ 36,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 153.24%.


  SALARY BY AGE   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 78,000 01
51-56 US$ 80,000 01
45-50 US$ 78,500 06
39-44 US$ 152,000 02
33-38 US$ 77,600 05
27-32 US$ 88,880 05
22-26 US$ 55,000 01
16-21 US$ 33,000 01
N/A US$ 66,473 26
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 74,891 44
Contract US$ 71,625 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR    UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Chicago Windows System Administrator in Chicago US$ 109,333 03
2. Sacramento Windows System Administrator in Sacramento US$ 102,000 02
3. Philadelphia Windows System Administrator in Philadelphia US$ 90,500 02
4. Washington DC Windows System Administrator in Washington DC US$ 86,500 05
5. Austin Windows System Administrator in Austin US$ 80,500 02
6. Atlanta Windows System Administrator in Atlanta US$ 74,500 02
7. Los Angeles Windows System Administrator in Los Angeles US$ 72,500 02
8. Denver Windows System Administrator in Denver US$ 70,200 03
9. San Francisco Windows System Administrator in San Francisco US$ 66,500 02
10. New York City Windows System Administrator in New York City US$ 63,650 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United Kingdom United Kingdom Windows System Administrator in United Kingdom US$ 79,605 GBP 55,562 08
2. United States United States US$ 74,619 US$ 74,619 48
3. Australia Australia Windows System Administrator in Australia US$ 73,816 AU$ 76,726 10
4. Canada Canada Windows System Administrator in Canada US$ 55,553 CA$ 57,578 14
5. India India Windows System Administrator in India US$ 14,132 INR 812,529 30

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(4/4)  INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Windows, Linux, Desktops, SCCM, WSUS."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(3/4)  SENIOR SYSTEMS HELPDESK TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

Some College, 12-16 years: "At current company: Manage bulk computer purchasing and deployment Troubleshoot and repair system issues Manage consumable inventory levels Configure and deploy wireless and wired networks At my previous company: Design and deploy point to point and point to multipoint wireless solutions Monitor and troubleshoot network issues on Wireless, DSL, and Fiber networks Deploy and manage fiber optic network with over 250 meshed access points."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 62,000


(2/4)  LEAD TECHNOLOGIST


 Posted: 14 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Desktop Windows Engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 126,500


(1/4)  NETWORK TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 03 Nov 2017

Some College, 0-1 year: "Junior Network admin, taking help desk calls, dealing with Kace appliances, hardware, servers, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,000


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