Experienced Linux System Administrator Salary

The average Experienced Linux System Administrator can expect to rake in roughly $83K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,373 - $106,744
$60K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,515
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$19.68 - $58.72
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$34
$59
MEDIAN: $34.43
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$0$114K
Salary $60,373 - $106,744
Bonus $225.00 - $19,774
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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$58,111 - $114,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $19.68 - $58.72
Overtime $54.00
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $225.00 - $19,774
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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$58,111 - $114,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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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

VMware ESX
▼1%

▼2%

Shell Scripting
▼2%

Apache HTTP Server
▼2%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼2%

Network Management / Administration
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 13%
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