How much does a Systems Administrator make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
US$76,339 /yr
Average Base Pay

23,247 salaries

US$54K

Low

US$76K

Average

US$109K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Systems Administrator make? The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $76,339 in United States. Filter by location to see Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 23,247 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems Administrator$70,000 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Administrator$98,521 /yr
L4
Systems Administrator IvNo Salary Reports
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Victoria University of Wellington
3.8

Victoria University of Wellington

Systems Administrator
About 

$80K -$98K

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$80K

$98K

$79,870 - $98,092 Range

Trade Me
3.9

Trade Me

Systems Administrator - Hourly
About 

$21 -$72

 hourly

$21

$72

$21 - $72 Range

University of Canterbury
4.1

University of Canterbury

Systems Administrator
About 

$77K -$89K

$77K

$89K

$77,478 - $88,885 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Systems Administrator
About 

$81K -$88K

$81K

$88K

$81,474 - $87,621 Range

Jade Software
3.3

Jade Software

Systems Administrator
About 

$41K -$55K

$41K

$55K

$40,651 - $54,598 Range

Spark New Zealand
3.8

Spark New Zealand

Systems Administrator
About 

$111K -$120K

$111K

$120K

$111,459 - $119,965 Range

Datacom Systems
3.4

Datacom Systems

Systems Administrator
About 

$54K -$59K

$54K

$59K

$53,578 - $59,062 Range

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Countdown New Zealand
3.7

Countdown New Zealand

Systems Administrator
About 

$721K -$784K

$721K

$784K

$721,455 - $784,380 Range

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
3.9

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Systems Administrator
About 

$38K -$42K

$38K

$42K

$38,000 - $41,902 Range

Auckland Council
3.9

Auckland Council

Systems Administrator
About 

$82K -$88K

$82K

$88K

$82,011 - $87,708 Range

Ministry of Social Development
4.1

Ministry of Social Development

Systems Administrator
About 

$56K -$62K

$56K

$62K

$56,204 - $61,903 Range

Downer
3.6

Downer

Systems Administrator
About 

$61K -$66K

$61K

$66K

$61,355 - $66,354 Range

Bunnings Warehouse
4

Bunnings Warehouse

Systems Administrator
About 

$68K -$73K

$68K

$73K

$67,661 - $72,768 Range

MYOB
3.2

MYOB

Systems Administrator
About 

$58K -$63K

$58K

$63K

$58,142 - $62,822 Range

Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand
3.6

Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

Systems Administrator
About 

CA$65K -CA$69K

CA$65K

CA$69K

CA$64,675 - CA$69,498 Range

Foodstuffs (New Zealand)
3.8

Foodstuffs (New Zealand)

Systems Administrator
About 

$97K -$104K

$97K

$104K

$96,916 - $104,129 Range

healthAlliance NZ Ltd
3.2

healthAlliance NZ Ltd

Systems Administrator
About 

$98K -$106K

$98K

$106K

$97,664 - $105,572 Range

Ryman Healthcare
3.9

Ryman Healthcare

Systems Administrator
About 

$77K -$84K

$77K

$84K

$76,910 - $83,678 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Systems Administrator
About 

$57K -$62K

$57K

$62K

$57,488 - $62,263 Range

NZX
3.2

NZX

Systems Administrator - Monthly
About 

$6K -$6K

$6K

$6K

$5,754 - $6,278 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $70,000 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 54 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator in New Zealand is $97,500 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator in New Zealand is $53,500 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent systems administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$90,000
per year
An IT Systems Administrator in the Auckland Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Wellington Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Wellington Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$102,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Auckland Area area reported making $102,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Procurement Systems Administrator in the Auckland Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Linux Systems Administrator in the Auckland Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Auckland Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$33
hourly
A Systems Administrator in the Auckland Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private