Systems Administrator

Kaiwhakahaere Pūnaha

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Systems administrators develop, maintain and administer organisations' operating systems, database management systems, and security policies and procedures.


Systems administrators earn an average of

$50K-$80K per year

Database administrators earn an average of

$71K-$97K per year

Source: AbsoluteIT, 'Remuneration Report', January 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a systems administrators are good due to a shortage of workers.
Owen Vickers working at his computer

Owen Vickers spends much of his day checking and fixing computer systems

Last updated 25 May 2017