How much does a Systems Administrator I make in the United States? The average Systems Administrator I salary in the United States is $65,071 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $57,554 and $74,032. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Systems Administrator I maintains and supports the integrity of the operating system environment and various computer systems. Administers, installs and troubleshoots a variety of operating systems. Being a Systems Administrator I performs systems maintenance tasks, such as system back-up, recovery and file maintenance. Schedules, installs, and tests system software upgrades. Additionally, Systems Administrator I configures software and resolves technical problems. Monitors and maintains software licensing and maintenance agreements. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Systems Administrator I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Systems Administrator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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