Experienced Linux System Administrator Salary

Median pay for Experienced Linux System Administrators is around $82K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$60,664 - $105,998
$61K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,167
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$20.20 - $68.93
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$39
$69
MEDIAN: $39.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,664 - $105,998  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $19,820  
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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$60,084 - $114,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.20 - $68.93  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$154.56 - $19,820  
   
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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$60,084 - $114,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Linux System Administrator Salaries

Puppet
▲28%

Cloud Computing
▲10%

Python
▲9%

MySQL
▲2%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

Perl
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

▼2%

Shell Scripting
▼2%

Apache HTTP Server
▼2%

VMware ESX
▼2%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼2%

Network Management / Administration
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 17%
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