Experienced Linux System Administrator Salary

The average Experienced Linux System Administrator can expect to rake in roughly $83K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,935 - $110,055
$62K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,768
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$19.00 - $55.00
$19
$32
$55
MEDIAN: $32.27
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$0$119K
Salary $61,935 - $110,055
Bonus $650 - $20,226
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$58,131 - $119,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 159
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $19.00 - $55.00
Overtime $47.00
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $650 - $20,226
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$58,131 - $119,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Linux System Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Linux System Administrator Salaries

Puppet
▲25%

Cloud Computing
▲7%

Python
▲6%

MySQL
▼0%

National Average
$85,000

Perl
▼2%

Cisco Networking
▼2%

▼4%

Apache HTTP Server
▼4%

VMware ESX
▼4%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼4%

Shell Scripting
▼5%

Network Management / Administration
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 14%