Linux System Administrator with VMware ESX Skills Salary

A Linux System Administrator with VMware ESX skills earns an average salary of $71,030 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$48,310 - $97,292
$48K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $70,852
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$24.39 - $62.63
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$63
MEDIAN: $33.79
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$0$100K
Salary $48,310 - $97,292
Bonus $290.87 - $9,274
Profit Sharing $4,913
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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$50,223 - $100,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 114
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $24.39 - $62.63
Overtime $42.74
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $290.87 - $9,274
Profit Sharing $4,913
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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$50,223 - $100,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Linux System Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Linux System Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Linux System Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Linux System Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Linux System Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 43 salaries. A Linux System Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 13%
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