Linux System Administrator with Linux Skills Salary

A Linux System Administrator with Linux skills earns an average salary of $67,688 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,758 - $96,137
$45K
$69K
$96K
MEDIAN: $68,516
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$15.66 - $53.50
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$53
MEDIAN: $25.63
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$0$100K
Salary $44,758 - $96,137
Bonus $491.32 - $10,357
Profit Sharing $206.08 - $29,087
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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$41,872 - $100,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 397
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $15.66 - $53.50
Overtime $23.89 - $62.02
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $491.32 - $10,357
Profit Sharing $206.08 - $29,087
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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$41,872 - $100,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

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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 $59,000 based on 272 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 $71,000 based on 160 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 $81,000 based on 118 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 $93,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,533

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲19%

▲3%

National Average
$69,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%
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