How much does a Linux Systems Administrator make?

Updated 4 Aug 2021
US$78T /yr
Average Base Pay

717 salaries

US$50T

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US$78T

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US$1L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Linux Systems Administrator is US$77,870 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Linux Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 717 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Linux Systems Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems AdministratorUS$75T /yr
L3
Senior Systems AdministratorUS$1L /yr
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US$54,366

per year

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US$80,534

per year

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US$98,266

per year

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US$75,922

per year

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Rackspace Technology
3.5

Rackspace Technology

Linux Systems Administrator

US$59,394

 /yr
Range: US$45T - US$96T
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US$45T

US$96T

US$45,000 - US$95,824 Range

HostGator.com
4.1

HostGator.com

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$24

 /hr
Range: US$17 - US$41

US$17

US$41

US$17 - US$41 Range

Liquid Web Inc.
3.4

Liquid Web Inc.

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$19

 /hr
Range: US$15 - US$30

US$15

US$30

US$15 - US$30 Range

WiredTree
3

WiredTree

Linux Systems Administrator

US$46,352

 /yr
Range: US$45T - US$59T

US$45T

US$59T

US$45,187 - US$58,795 Range

GoDaddy
3.9

GoDaddy

Linux Systems Administrator

US$83,151

 /yr
Range: US$74T - US$97T

US$74T

US$97T

US$73,797 - US$96,913 Range

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
4.2

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Linux Systems Administrator

US$83,892

 /yr
Range: US$51T - US$1L

US$51T

US$1L

US$50,920 - US$1,07,465 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Linux Systems Administrator

US$87,746

 /yr
Range: US$45T - US$1L

US$45T

US$1L

US$45,000 - US$1,32,945 Range

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Amelia
4.1

Amelia

Linux Systems Administrator

US$67,028

 /yr
Range: US$56T - US$84T

US$56T

US$84T

US$56,483 - US$83,821 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Linux Systems Administrator

US$1,07,044

 /yr
Range: US$93T - US$1L

US$93T

US$1L

US$92,842 - US$1,42,354 Range

Vultr
4.1

Vultr

Linux Systems Administrator

US$58,865

 /yr
Range: US$48T - US$67T

US$48T

US$67T

US$48,159 - US$67,028 Range

DigitalOcean
4.6

DigitalOcean

Linux Systems Administrator

US$93,495

 /yr
Range: US$85T - US$1L

US$85T

US$1L

US$84,905 - US$1,00,872 Range

TEKsystems
3.9

TEKsystems

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$52

 /hr
Range: US$34 - US$58

US$34

US$58

US$34 - US$58 Range

Orbitz Worldwide
4.1

Orbitz Worldwide

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$33

 /hr
Range: US$22 - US$39

US$22

US$39

US$22 - US$39 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Linux Systems Administrator

US$95,786

 /yr
Range: US$45T - US$1L

US$45T

US$1L

US$45,498 - US$1,17,375 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Linux Systems Administrator

US$90,822

 /yr
Range: US$55T - US$1L

US$55T

US$1L

US$54,778 - US$1,01,518 Range

CompuCom
3.1

CompuCom

Linux Systems Administrator

US$72,444

 /yr
Range: US$59T - US$85T

US$59T

US$85T

US$59,234 - US$85,236 Range

Golden Frog
2.4

Golden Frog

Linux Systems Administrator

US$54,882

 /yr
Range: US$50T - US$96T

US$50T

US$96T

US$50,185 - US$96,165 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Linux Systems Administrator

US$76,409

 /yr
Range: US$64T - US$90T

US$64T

US$90T

US$63,502 - US$90,000 Range

Xylo Consulting

Xylo Consulting

Linux Systems Administrator

US$97,459

 /yr
Range: US$90T - US$1L

US$90T

US$1L

US$89,557 - US$1,00,093 Range

InMotion Hosting
4

InMotion Hosting

Linux Systems Administrator

US$52,702

 /yr
Range: US$43T - US$56T

US$43T

US$56T

US$42,664 - US$55,908 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Linux Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a a Linux Systems Administrator is US$77,870 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Linux Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 717 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Linux Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a a Linux Systems Administrator in United States is US$1,22,482 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Linux Systems Administrator in United States is US$49,507 per year.

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