Mid-Career Linux Systems Administrator Salary

Average Mid-Career Linux Systems Administrators make around $75K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$55,792 - $118,058
$56K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,189
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90%

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$16.12 - $59.39
$16
$33
$59
MEDIAN: $33.00
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90%

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$0$121K
Salary $55,792 - $118,058
Bonus $0.00 - $11,401
Profit Sharing $7,000
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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$51,005 - $121,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $16.12 - $59.39
Overtime $41.83
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,401
Profit Sharing $7,000
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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$51,005 - $121,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,977

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Linux Systems Administrators in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Linux Systems Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+18 percent) and Dallas (+6 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Madison.

Key Stats for Linux Systems Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Linux Systems Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
▲5%

Shell Scripting
▲2%

National Average
$77,000

MySQL
▼1%

System Administration
▼2%

Linux
▼3%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼3%

Cloud Computing
▼6%

Puppet
▼9%

Apache HTTP Server
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%
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