Experienced Linux System Administrator Salary

Pay for Experienced Linux System Administrators sits in the ballpark of $82K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Linux System Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,695 - $105,959
$61K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,120
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50%
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$20.27 - $68.46
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$40
$68
MEDIAN: $39.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,695 - $105,959  
   
Bonus
$153.19 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$60,074 - $113,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $68.46  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$153.19 - $19,866  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$60,074 - $113,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%
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Skills That Affect Linux System Administrator Salaries

Puppet
▲27%

Cloud Computing
▲9%

Python
▲7%

MySQL
▲3%

Perl
▼0%

Cisco Networking
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

VMware ESX
▼1%

Linux
▼2%

Apache HTTP Server
▼2%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼2%

Shell Scripting
▼3%

Network Management / Administration
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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