How much does a Linux Systems Administrator make?

Updated 6 Dec 2021
US$79T /yr
Average Base Pay

736 salaries

US$51T

Low

US$79T

Average

US$1L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Linux Systems Administrator is US$79,168 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Linux Systems Administrator in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 736 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Linux Systems Administrator employees in the United States.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems AdministratorUS$76T /yr
L3
Senior Systems AdministratorUS$1L /yr
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Rackspace Technology
3.4

Rackspace Technology

Linux Systems Administrator

US$62,990

 /yr
Range: US$48T - US$98T
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US$48T

US$98T

US$48,379 - US$97,890 Range

HostGator.com
4.2

HostGator.com

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$24

 /hr
Range: US$18 - US$42

US$18

US$42

US$18 - US$42 Range

Liquid Web Inc.
3.4

Liquid Web Inc.

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$20

 /hr
Range: US$15 - US$30

US$15

US$30

US$15 - US$30 Range

WiredTree
3

WiredTree

Linux Systems Administrator

US$47,206

 /yr
Range: US$46T - US$57T

US$46T

US$57T

US$46,161 - US$56,964 Range

GoDaddy
4

GoDaddy

Linux Systems Administrator

US$84,222

 /yr
Range: US$75T - US$99T

US$75T

US$99T

US$75,389 - US$99,003 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Linux Systems Administrator

US$90,788

 /yr
Range: US$46T - US$1L

US$46T

US$1L

US$45,980 - US$1,35,812 Range

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
4

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Linux Systems Administrator

US$85,701

 /yr
Range: US$52T - US$1L

US$52T

US$1L

US$52,018 - US$1,09,782 Range

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Modest Technologies Solution

Linux Systems Administrator

US$1,00,000

 /yr
Range: US$60T - US$1L

US$60T

US$1L

US$60,000 - US$1,12,150 Range

Amelia
3.9

Amelia

Linux Systems Administrator

US$68,473

 /yr
Range: US$58T - US$86T

US$58T

US$86T

US$57,701 - US$85,629 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Linux Systems Administrator

US$1,09,353

 /yr
Range: US$95T - US$1L

US$95T

US$1L

US$94,845 - US$1,45,424 Range

Vultr
3.9

Vultr

Linux Systems Administrator

US$60,135

 /yr
Range: US$49T - US$68T

US$49T

US$68T

US$49,197 - US$68,473 Range

DigitalOcean
4.5

DigitalOcean

Linux Systems Administrator

US$95,511

 /yr
Range: US$87T - US$1L

US$87T

US$1L

US$86,736 - US$1,03,048 Range

TEKsystems
4

TEKsystems

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$53

 /hr
Range: US$35 - US$59

US$35

US$59

US$35 - US$59 Range

Orbitz Worldwide
4.1

Orbitz Worldwide

Linux Systems Administrator - Hourly

US$34

 /hr
Range: US$23 - US$40

US$23

US$40

US$23 - US$40 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Linux Systems Administrator

US$97,852

 /yr
Range: US$46T - US$1L

US$46T

US$1L

US$46,480 - US$1,19,906 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4.1

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Linux Systems Administrator

US$92,781

 /yr
Range: US$56T - US$1L

US$56T

US$1L

US$55,959 - US$1,03,707 Range

General Dynamics Mission Systems
3.8

General Dynamics Mission Systems

Linux Systems Administrator

US$1,01,591

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$1L

US$1L

US$1L

US$1,01,591 - US$1,35,000 Range

CompuCom
3.2

CompuCom

Linux Systems Administrator

US$74,006

 /yr
Range: US$61T - US$87T

US$61T

US$87T

US$60,512 - US$87,074 Range

Golden Frog
2.5

Golden Frog

Linux Systems Administrator

US$56,065

 /yr
Range: US$51T - US$98T

US$51T

US$98T

US$51,268 - US$98,238 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Linux Systems Administrator

US$78,057

 /yr
Range: US$65T - US$91T

US$65T

US$91T

US$64,871 - US$91,113 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Linux Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Linux Systems Administrator is US$79,168 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Linux Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 736 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Linux Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Linux Systems Administrator in United States is US$1,23,003 per year.

The lowest salary for a Linux Systems Administrator in United States is US$50,954 per year.

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