AU$78,162
Avg. Salary
AU$52.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Linux System Administrator is AU$52.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Linux System Administrator is AU$78,162 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$78,162
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Salary AU$54,442 - AU$100,490
Bonus AU$403 - AU$13,906
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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AU$55,436 - AU$103,843
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data AU$0AU$70
Hourly Rate AU$52.50
Overtime AU$49.13
Annual Data AU$0AU$103K
Bonus AU$403 - AU$13,906
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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AU$55,436 - AU$103,843
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Linux System Administrator

A Linux system administrator is responsible for the standard day-to-day administration of Linux servers. This would include, but not be limited to, deployment of a standard LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) web server configuration, including installing all standard plugins, SSL and configuration. A Linux system administrator should also be familiar with at least two different Linux distributions. Ideally, one of the Linux distributions should be Redhat Enterprise Linux, the most common distribution used in the corporate world. The second distribution should be one of the Debian based distributions (such as Debian and Ubuntu), since most cloud service providers use some form of Debian for their servers. A typical applicant should have at least three years of experience in day-to-day administration of Linux servers.

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Linux System Administrator Tasks
  • Maintain, enhance and create tools for the Linux environment and its users.
  • Create and update documentation, including maintenance logs and end user training.
  • Back up, recover, maintain and migrate data and programs.
  • Identify and resolve service problems ranging from disaster recovery to login problems.

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Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$78,853

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

▲21%

▼0%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼20%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 74%