Linux System Administrator Salary

The average salary for a Linux System Administrator is C$61,554 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in VMware ESX is associated with high pay for this job.

C$44,735 - C$81,221
(Median)
C$45K
C$62K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$61,554
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C$19.64 - C$51.52
(Median)
C$20
C$28
C$52
MEDIAN: C$28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Salary
C$44,735 - C$81,221  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,863  
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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C$44,386 - C$83,333  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$19.64 - C$51.52  
   
Overtime
C$38.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,863  
   
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).
)
C$44,386 - C$83,333  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,055

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Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
C$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Linux System Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 11%

MySQL
up arrow 9%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$62,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

System Administration
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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