Linux Administrator

Linux Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$102,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
COMPUTER RESOURCE TECH
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a linux administrator make?
Linux Administrators in the US make on average $76,701 annually or $36.88 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $102,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $57,000. Most Linux Administrator jobs are in Professional companies and Technology companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Linux Administrator salaries are Maryland, District of Columbia, California, Washington, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Linux Administrator is 2.0 years.

Average Linux Administrator Salary By Location

As a Linux Administrator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $76,701 per year or $36.88 per hour. The top city when it comes to Linux Administrator salaries is Sunnyvale, CA at $107,812 per year. The average starting salary in Sunnyvale, CA for Linux Administrators is $67,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Linux Administrator salaries are Maryland, District of Columbia, California, Washington, and New Jersey. The lowest earning states are Louisiana, West Virginia, North Dakota, Kentucky, and South Dakota.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$107,812
2
Baltimore, MD
$103,501
3
Washington, DC
$98,724
4
Arlington, VA
$92,592
5
Redmond, WA
$90,750

Average Linux Administrator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Linux Administrator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Linux Administrators. COMPUTER RESOURCE TECH and Bechtel are the best paying companies for Linux Administrators. Also, companies like Populus Group and Levi, Ray & Shoup pay their Linux Administrators very well.

Average Linux Administrator Pay By Industry

Linux Administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Finance companies, and Telecommunication companies pay higher-than-average wages for Linux Administrators. Manufacturing companies pay their Linux Administrators the highest wages, averaging $83,501 per year. Finance companies and Telecommunication companies pay well too, at $81,641 and $80,138, respectively. The average salary for Linux Administrators in the Insurance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $72,827.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$83,501
2
Finance
$81,641
3
Telecommunication
$80,138
4
Transportation
$76,049
5
Technology
$74,763

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$104,350
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$125,000
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$90,000
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$85,000
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$120,000
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$93,915
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$75,000
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