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How much does a Linux Administrator make?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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Experience

$81,343 /yr
Average Base Pay

210 salaries

$56K

Low

$81K

Average

$118K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Linux Administrator make? The national average salary for a Linux Administrator is $81,343 in United States. Filter by location to see Linux Administrator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 210 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Linux Administrator employees.

What is the salary trajectory for a Network Administrator?

$70,591 /yrNetwork Administrator
$95,823 /yrSenior Network Administrator
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What are some related job titles for a Linux Administrator?

Linux Engineer

$107,364

per year

UNIX

$77,122

per year

Unix/Linux Administrator

$80,618

per year

Devops

$102,020

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Network Administrator in United States of America

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$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Network Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Network Administrator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Network Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Network Administrator with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$56,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Network Administrator with 10 to 14 years of experience

$82,243

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Network Administrator with more than 15 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Network Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a IT Network Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Rackspace Technology
3.5

Rackspace Technology

Linux Administrator

$60,179

 /yr
Range: $46K - $108K

$46K

$108K

$45,505 - $108,346 Range

SP Tech Resources
4.8

SP Tech Resources

Linux Administrator

$84,549

 /yr
Range: $85K - $85K

$85K

$85K

$84,549 - $84,549 Range

HostGator.com
4.4

HostGator.com

Linux Administrator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $27

$19

$27

$19 - $27 Range

CNET Global Solutions
4.7

CNET Global Solutions

Linux Administrator

$65,580

 /yr
Range: $66K - $90K

$66K

$90K

$65,580 - $90,172 Range

Collaborate Solutions
4.3

Collaborate Solutions

Linux Administrator

$91,733

 /yr
Range: $92K - $100K

$92K

$100K

$91,733 - $100,180 Range

Sapphire Software Solutions
4.3

Sapphire Software Solutions

Linux Administrator

$98,370

 /yr
Range: $98K - $98K

$98K

$98K

$98,370 - $98,370 Range

Piezos
5

Piezos

Linux Administrator

$78,729

 /yr
Range: $73K - $104K

$73K

$104K

$72,903 - $103,737 Range

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First Object
3.7

First Object

Linux Administrator

$65,381

 /yr
Range: $65K - $70K

$65K

$70K

$65,381 - $70,492 Range

HALO
3.5

HALO

Linux Administrator
About 

$76K -$84K

$76K

$84K

$75,874 - $83,624 Range

Dew Software
3.2

Dew Software

Linux Administrator
About 

$74K -$90K

$74K

$90K

$73,835 - $90,161 Range

Amelia
3.4

Amelia

Linux Administrator
About 

$73K -$91K

$73K

$91K

$72,839 - $90,821 Range

InMotion Hosting
3.8

InMotion Hosting

Linux Administrator
About 

$46K -$63K

$46K

$63K

$45,629 - $63,139 Range

Scalar USA
4

Scalar USA

Linux Administrator
About 

$71K -$78K

$71K

$78K

$70,597 - $77,652 Range

Berger Montague

Linux Administrator
About 

$57K -$67K

$57K

$67K

$57,104 - $67,254 Range

4.4

TeamITServe

Linux Administrator
About 

$75K -$82K

$75K

$82K

$74,868 - $81,675 Range

3

ProBPM

Linux Administrator
About 

$81K -$88K

$81K

$88K

$81,417 - $88,414 Range

OPULENTSOFT

OPULENTSOFT

Linux Administrator
About 

$90K -$96K

$90K

$96K

$90,084 - $95,927 Range

WiredTree
3

WiredTree

Linux Administrator
About 

$46K -$51K

$46K

$51K

$45,842 - $50,743 Range

Liquid Web Inc.
3.5

Liquid Web Inc.

Linux Administrator
About 

$46K -$53K

$46K

$53K

$45,562 - $53,244 Range

Centaurus Technology Partners
4.2

Centaurus Technology Partners

Linux Administrator
About 

$76K -$104K

$76K

$104K

$76,219 - $104,088 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Linux Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Linux Administrator is $81,343 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Linux Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 210 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Linux Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Linux Administrator in United States is $118,461 per year.

The lowest salary for a Linux Administrator in United States is $55,856 per year.

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