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Systems Administrator Salary in Austin

Systems Administrator Job Description

A Systems Administrator is responsible for managing, maintaining and upgrading software and/or hardware networks. They should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly to ensure that a company's technology and infrastructure run efficiently and smoothly. Some of the responsibilities of a Systems Administrator include installing and configuring of software and hardware, setting up employee workstations and accounts, managing network servers and technology tools and troubleshooting issues and outages.

To qualify for a job as a Systems Administrator, applicants should have some prior experience such as network administrator work or other related roles. They should also have experience with databases, both LAN and WAN network, patch management and be able to create scripts using Perl, Python or another computer language. A Bsc/BA in Information Technology or professional certification such as Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator is also beneficial when applying for the position of Systems Administrator.

Living and Working in Austin

Austin is one of the best places to live according to US News. It attracts a wide range of people from singles and students to professionals and families. The weather is great, there are plenty of outdoor attractions, a great live music scene and fabulous food. Tech giants such as Apple, Dell and IBM all have headquarters in the Austin area. Austin is also the capital of the state of Texas. The city has its own airport and public transportation. It is so popular that approximately 50 new people move to Austin everyday.

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Compare Systems Administrator salaries by region

Systems Administrators are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. Seattle
  2. $140,000
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $133,333
  5. San Diego
  6. $130,000
  7. New York
  8. $129,678
  9. SF Bay Area
  10. $126,774
  11. Boston
  12. $122,666
  13. Denver
  14. $120,000
  15. Austin
  16. $115,000
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $110,909
  19. Chicago
  20. $100,625
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $85,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$75,000
  25. London
  26. £72,222
  27. France
  28. €59,611
  1. Seattle
  2. $140,000
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $133,333
  5. San Diego
  6. $130,000
  7. New York
  8. $129,678
  9. SF Bay Area
  10. $126,774
  11. Boston
  12. $122,666
  13. Denver
  14. $120,000
  15. Austin
  16. $115,000
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $110,909
  19. Chicago
  20. $100,625
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $85,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$75,000
  25. London
  26. £72,222
  27. France
  28. €59,611
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Where Systems Administrators are highest in demand

    Systems Administrators are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: