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Sharepoint Administrator

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

SharePoint Administrator manages the function and activity of a business' SharePoint software. Supports intranet sites built using SharePoint, manages system security including patches and upgrades, configures and documents architecture and services. Reviews and monitors usage and file limits.

Job Outlook

There were 112 Sharepoint Administrator job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 2186 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Network / Systems Administrator industry, which includes the Sharepoint Administrator career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:


Many new Sharepoint Administrator jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.


The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $90,627.


The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $88,893.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Sharepoint Administrator postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $82,277.

Education and Experience

Posted Sharepoint Administrator jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree7%
Bachelor's Degree76%
Master's Degree7%
Doctoral Degree0%

Posted Sharepoint Administrator jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years12%
3 to 5 years54%
6 to 8 years21%
9+ years13%


Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Sharepoint Administrator positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Troubleshooting (45%)
  • Communication Skills (37%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (37%)
  • Microsoft Office (22%)
  • Problem Solving (21%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Microsoft Sharepoint (100%)
  • Microsoft PowerShell (36%)
  • SQL (28%)
  • Technical Support (23%)
  • Microsoft Active Directory (21%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Business Process (17%)
  • JavaScript (16%)
  • Microsoft Power BI (15%)
  • Customer Service (15%)
  • Microsoft Azure (12%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Microsoft Office 365 (5%)
  • Metalogix (4%)
  • Internet Information Server (4%)
  • Server farms (3%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Sharepoint Administrator skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Sharepoint Administrative
  • Senior Sharepoint Administrator
  • Sharepoint Developer/Administrator
  • Senior Sharepoint Administrator/Consultant Box Administrative

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Sharepoint Administrator jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • General Dynamics (53)
  • Peraton Corporation (46)
  • Definitive Logic Corporation (35)
  • Leidos (25)
  • SAIC (22)

North Carolina

  • SAIC (6)
  • Analogiks (2)
  • Two95 International Inc (2)
  • Tmpc (2)
  • Teksynap (2)

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