How much does a Linux System Administrator make?

Updated Oct 27, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$81,715 /yr
Average Base Pay

20 salaries

$57K

Low

$82K

Average

$118K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Linux System Administrator is $81,715 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Linux System Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 20 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Linux System Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems Administrator$76,339 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Administrator$103,253 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Junior Linux Systems Administrator

$55,276

per year

Linux Database Administrator

$86,408

per year

Linux Administrator

$81,343

per year

Linux Systems Engineer

$99,562

per year

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Anaplan
3.9

Anaplan

Linux System Administrator

$142,672

 /yr
Range: $142K - $161K
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$142K

$161K

$142,243 - $160,908 Range

Sapphire Software Solutions
4.3

Sapphire Software Solutions

Linux System Administrator
About 

$82K -$98K

$82K

$98K

$81,880 - $98,126 Range

Aita Consulting Services
4.4

Aita Consulting Services

Linux System Administrator
About 

$94K -$100K

$94K

$100K

$93,622 - $100,499 Range

Dizer Corp
4.3

Dizer Corp

Linux System Administrator
About 

$63K -$73K

$63K

$73K

$62,734 - $72,567 Range

Cerebral Technologies

Linux System Administrator
About 

$85K -$92K

$85K

$92K

$85,386 - $91,643 Range

Tek Tree
3.6

Tek Tree

Linux System Administrator
About 

$69K -$73K

$69K

$73K

$68,577 - $73,228 Range

1.9

RoseIT

Linux System Administrator
About 

$92K -$99K

$92K

$99K

$91,844 - $99,139 Range

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2.2

Info2Cell

Linux System Administrator - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$1,788 - $1,912 Range

Hindsight Software Solutions
5

Hindsight Software Solutions

Linux System Administrator
About 

$83K -$89K

$83K

$89K

$82,684 - $89,007 Range

4.4

TeamITServe

Linux System Administrator
About 

$82K -$88K

$82K

$88K

$82,154 - $87,786 Range

Mission Services
3

Mission Services

Linux System Administrator
About 

$66K -$72K

$66K

$72K

$65,765 - $71,553 Range

Saibersys
4.6

Saibersys

Linux System Administrator
About 

$64K -$69K

$64K

$69K

$63,586 - $69,445 Range

Vail Systems
3.3

Vail Systems

Linux System Administrator
About 

$82K -$88K

$82K

$88K

$81,507 - $88,438 Range

Hitachi Consulting
3.8

Hitachi Consulting

Linux System Administrator
About 

$80K -$87K

$80K

$87K

$79,845 - $87,036 Range

Streams
5

Streams

Linux System Administrator - Hourly
About 

$51 -$55

 hourly

$51

$55

$51 - $55 Range

CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Linux System Administrator
About 

$72K -$78K

$72K

$78K

$71,962 - $77,914 Range

Rackspace Technology
3.4

Rackspace Technology

Linux Systems Administrator II

$76,596

 /yr
Range: $60K - $112K

$60K

$112K

$59,729 - $112,017 Range

HostGator.com
4.2

HostGator.com

Linux Systems Administrator I - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

Rackspace Technology
3.4

Rackspace Technology

Linux Systems Administrator

$61,625

 /yr
Range: $46K - $98K

$46K

$98K

$45,825 - $97,562 Range

Rackspace Technology
3.4

Rackspace Technology

Linux Systems Administrator I

$61,206

 /yr
Range: $51K - $69K

$51K

$69K

$51,288 - $69,079 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Linux System Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Linux System Administrator is $81,715 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Linux System Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 20 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Linux System Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Linux System Administrator in United States is $117,803 per year.

The lowest salary for a Linux System Administrator in United States is $56,682 per year.

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