The average pay for a Linux System Administrator is AU$78,641 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$51,823 - AU$101,367
(Median)
AU$52K
AU$79K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$78,641
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AU$51,823 - AU$101,367  
   
Bonus
AU$5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$53,741 - AU$127,456  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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National Average: AU$79,284

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Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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