Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary in Australia

AU$88,510
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AU$8,500
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The average salary for a Linux Systems Administrator in Australia is AU$88,510.
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AU$61k
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AU$89k
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AU$145k
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MEDIAN AU$88,510
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Salary
AU$61k - AU$145k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$9k
Total Pay
AU$61k - AU$158k

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Job Description for Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems 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 by Experience Level for Linux Systems Administrator

An early career Linux Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,500 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Linux Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$90,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Linux Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$112,500 based on 9 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
21.7%
Mid Career
39.1%
Experienced
39.1%

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