Senior Systems Administrator with Linux Skills Salary

A Senior Systems Administrator with Linux skills earns an average salary of $87,184 per year.

$63,266 - $119,264
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MEDIAN: $86,858
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$24.83 - $147.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,266 - $119,264  
   
Bonus
$993 - $13,241  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $17,127  
Commission
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$64,328 - $124,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $147.95  
   
Overtime
$22.67 - $95.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$993 - $13,241  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $17,127  
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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$64,328 - $124,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 210 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 85 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,319

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$89,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%
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