A Senior Systems Administrator with Linux skills earns an average salary of $88,660 per year.

$65,935 - $119,055
$66K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,659
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$19.87 - $68.34
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,935 - $119,055  
   
Bonus
$1,532 - $14,967  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $13,750  
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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$65,978 - $122,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 373
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $68.34  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $92.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,532 - $14,967  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $13,750  
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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$65,978 - $122,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$90,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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