IT - Systems Administration Specialist Career Outlook

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WITC IT-Systems Administration Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


WITC IT-Systems Administration Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$37,437 - $55,992

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC IT-Systems Administration Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019





Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Systems Administrator

Systems Administrators manage an organization’s servers and desktop and mobile equipment. They ensure that email and data storage networks work properly. They also make sure that employees’ workstations are working efficiently and stay connected to the central computer network. Some administrators manage telecommunication networks.

A systems administrator performing preventative maintenance

Database Administrator

Database Administrators use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and secure from unauthorized access.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Microsoft Server Administrator
  • Network Technician
  • VMWare vSphere Administrator
  • Cloud Technician

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Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your IT-Systems Administration Specialist associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

“The IT – Systems Administration Specialist degree was a great starting point for my career in IT. It was the best bang for the buck as far as IT degrees go.”

William Marucha, IT - Systems Administration Specialist Graduate


"The IT program has offered a sense of community like I've never before experienced. My instructors have really taken the time and focus to make sure I'm getting the best education possible. I truly believe this IT program is the best there is out there when it comes to providing me with personal success and achieving the goals I set." 

Jon Fritsche, IT - Systems Administration Specialist Student


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