A Systems Administrator with Linux skills earns an average salary of $62,485 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$43,252 - $91,372
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$62K
$91K
MEDIAN: $62,484
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$14.73 - $36.11
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,252 - $91,372  
   
Bonus
$194.58 - $7,173  
Profit Sharing
$302.70 - $9,030  
Total Pay (?
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$40,922 - $91,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 870
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $36.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.26  
Overtime
$22.13 - $52.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$194.58 - $7,173  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.70 - $9,030  
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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$40,922 - $91,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143

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National Average: $61,729

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 191 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%


Mid-Career
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National Average
$62,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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