How much does a Server Administrator make in the United States? The average Server Administrator salary in the United States is $100,110 as of December 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $89,057 and $112,469. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Server Administrator ?

A server administrator, or admin has the overall control of a server. This is usually in the context of a business organization, where a server administrator oversees the performance and condition of multiple servers in the business organization, or it can be in the context of a single person running a game server. The Server Administrator's role is to design, install, administer, and optimize company servers and related components to achieve high performance of the various business functions supported by the servers as necessary. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server appli...

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As a Systems Administrator, you will provide capacity increases, virtualization and storage support ... Performing Microsoft Windows Server configuration management for a worldwide enterprise of ...
Oracle - 2 days ago
Riverside Health System - Newport News , VA
Designing implementing and troubleshooting servers. Functions as high level support resource for ... Citrix Certified Administrator or MCTS Exchange or MCP Exchange or Cisco Certified Entry Network ...
Riverside Health System - 82 days ago
KOVA Global - Virginia Beach , VA
KOVA is seeking a qualified candidate for a Windows Server Administrator to support NSWCPD. A qualified candidate should have extensive knowledge and experience with the below: * Work with the ...
Glassdoor - 21 days ago
Leidos - Quantico , VA
Systems Administrators will have primary responsibility for providing Regional System ... Systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks
Appcast Agency - 9 days ago
ALTA IT Services - Quantico , VA
System Administrator Top Secret Clearance Quantico, VA FBI RESPONSIBILITIES Perform initial ... Provide administration for virtualized servers using VMWare and HyperndashV, Azure and Microsoft ... - 4 days ago
Eliassen Group - Lorton , VA
Responsibilities of the Senior Systems Administrator: * Learn a new government system and support ... Windows Server 2012 R2 & later * CentOS 7 & later
LinkedIn - 2 days ago

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