Salary Directory Denver Systems Administrators

Systems Administrator Salary in Denver

Systems Administrator Job Description

Systems administrators are responsible for maintaining IT operations throughout an organization. They install and upgrade new hardware and software, and monitor the systems for functionality and security. They deal with data backups and recovery, and ensure that the operating systems, servers, local networks and attached PCs all work properly.

Systems administrators pair with project teams and develop planning and initiation plans for system development. They maintain servers and software systems, and ensure that the directories, peripherals, services and storage meet key standards and operational requirements. They work with Windows and Linux-based systems, verifying the integrity and availability of the servers. Systems administrators are also responsible for monitoring systems, performing security checks for potential intrusions, and creating daily backups of essential files and information.

Living and Working in Denver

Denver is an ideal location for those who want the amenities and opportunities of city living, along with plenty of nature for adventure and leisure. The city is home to major energy and mining companies like Newmont Mining, Halliburton and Smith International, but it is also a major location for telecommunications and healthcare industries.

Thanks to the Rocky Mountains, Denver provides plenty of recreational outlets for skiing, hiking and simply enjoying nature. The city generally receives around 300 days of sunshine each year, ensuring there's plenty of nice weather. Choose from historic areas like LoDo and Five Points, or go with the Highlands for trendy neighborhoods. Stapleton, Northfield and Lowry provide suburban areas where shopping and nature trails are readily available.

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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: