Server Administrator Salary in the United States

How much does a Server Administrator make in the United States? The average Server Administrator salary in the United States is $99,229 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $86,397 and $112,496. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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Job Openings for Server Administrator
Technology Consulting Inc. - Robinson , IL
TCI has an immediate need for a DCS Server Administrator in Robinson, IL. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to ... - 7 days ago
IT-SCIENT - Milwaukee , WI
Position Infrastructure Server Admin Location Milwaukee, WI Contract 06 months Minimum years of Experience 10+ years Purpose of the Role Anchor different phases of the engagement including business ... - 5 days ago
Horizontal Integration - Minneapolis , MN
Propose and deliver technology enhancements to improve Project Server stability, optimize performance, or improve efficiency * Provide oversight of both consultant resources to complete ongoing ...
Horizontal Integration - 5 days ago
Our long-standing local client in the Minneapolis area is looking to bring on an experienced Project Server Admin on a contract to hire basis. Take a look at the job description below and contact me ... - 6 days ago
Synectics - Akron , OH
Maintain and administer operating systems, server security and Microsoft services. Install, upgrade, configure and maintain server systems hardware and software. Implement application systems, in ... - 5 days ago
SEI - Missoula , MT
The Systems Administrator is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining all desktop and server based systems, especially Linux systems. Other duties are resolving server based problems ...
Lee Enterprises - 3 days ago