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Systems Administrator Salary in SF Bay Area

Systems Administrator Job Description

Systems Administrators handle the installation, maintenance and upgrade of IT equipment in an office or organization. They‰Ûªre responsible for most general IT related tasks, including, installing new software, managing the local network, setting or upgrading new servers or troubleshooting faulty hardware. In larger companies, Systems Administrators may work alongside other IT professionals, such as network technicians and data analysts.

Systems Administrators also manage data center or computer hosting systems as well conduct training sessions for staff. Most Systems Administrators have a degree or certification in a technical subject. They stay updated on emerging technologies and offer recommendations on upgrades that may fit the needs of a business.

Living and Working in San Francisco

With its steep hills, foggy weather and Victorian architecture, San Francisco is known for being a famous tourist destination. But the city offers a lot more. It also boasts a thriving finance sector, with more than 30 international financial institutions, including NFX Guild, Wells Fargo, ThinkEquity and Charles Schwab. In addition, San Francisco has a cluster of tech companies like Twitter, Yelp, Lyft, Reddit and Pinterest.

San Francisco offers a slightly different urban experience in each of its major neighborhoods. This city is also home to several colleges, including the University of San Francisco, City College of San Francisco and the University of California. Popular landmarks within the city include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Alamo Square.

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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. $127,171
  11. Boston
  12. $122,666
  13. Denver
  14. $119,000
  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. $127,171
  11. Boston
  12. $122,666
  13. Denver
  14. $119,000
  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: