The average salary for a Linux Systems Administrator in Australia is AU$88,510.
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Job Description for Linux Systems Administrator
Linux systems administrators, who are typically referred to as “sysadmins” within a company, are responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and overall function of computer systems that run Linux. These tasks relate both to hardware and software aspects of the network. The scope of the position may vary widely according to employers' needs. For example, smaller businesses might use a system composed of a limited number of peer-to-peer connections and perhaps a modest central server. Linux s…Read more
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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