The average salary for an Entry-Level Linux System Administrator with Linux skills is $59,049 per year.

$40,137 - $82,765
$40K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,048
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$14.70 - $43.63
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,137 - $82,765  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,060  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,170  
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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$37,206 - $85,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $43.63  
   
Overtime
$22.20 - $48.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,170  
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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$37,206 - $85,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
20%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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