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Linux Administrator Salary

How much does a Linux Administrator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Linux Administrator

$106,275 (USD)/yr

$51 (USD)/hr

$8,226 (USD)/yr

$104,859 (USD)/yr

$50 (USD)/hr

$8,226 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Develops, tests, implements, and maintains Linux-based operating system and related software. Ensures the recoverability, availability, scalability, and performance of the Linux environment.
The average linux administrator salary in United States is $106,275 or an equivalent hourly rate of $51. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $8,226. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$74,275 (USD)

$132,009 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$123,202 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Linux Administrator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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