Systems Administrator with Linux Skills Salary

A Systems Administrator with Linux skills earns an average salary of $63,921 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.

$43,784 - $93,255
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MEDIAN: $64,127
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$14.57 - $40.04
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MEDIAN: $24.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,784 - $93,255  
   
Bonus
$203.10 - $6,829  
Profit Sharing
$304.83 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$41,660 - $93,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 864
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $40.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.26  
Overtime
$22.68 - $52.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$203.10 - $6,829  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.83 - $9,933  
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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$41,660 - $93,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 480 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $65,000 based on 358 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 291 salaries. A 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 $87,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,487

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 214 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

▲21%

▲2%

National Average
$63,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 214 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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