SENIOR LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$97,000
$72,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$130,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
IHS Markit
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
Vermont
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a senior linux systems administrator make?
As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $97,380 per year or $46.82 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $72,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $130,000. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Senior Linux Systems Administrator jobs are Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, and New Jersey. The typical employment in the position spans 2.3 years.

Average Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary By Company

Senior Linux Systems Administrators can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Linux Systems Administrators are in Professional companies and Technology companies. IHS Markit and KBR are the best paying companies for Senior Linux Systems Administrators. Also, companies like Lockheed Martin and Nvidia pay their Senior Linux Systems Administrators very well.

Average Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary By Location

As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $97,380 per year or $46.82 per hour. Senior Linux Systems Administrators make the most in Redwood City, CA at about $118,707 per year. The average starting salary in Redwood City, CA for Senior Linux Systems Administrators is $75,000. Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Arkansas, New Mexico, Idaho, Oklahoma, and Wyoming.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$118,707
2
Mahwah, NJ
$107,152
3
Greenwich, CT
$107,006
4
Shrewsbury, MA
$106,935
5
Annapolis, MD
$103,733

Average Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Linux Systems Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Professional companies, Technology companies, and Internet companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Linux Systems Administrators. Salaries for Senior Linux Systems Administrators in Professional companies average $105,608 annually, while Technology companies and Internet companies pay $105,056 and $104,861, respectively. At $80,978, the average salary for Senior Linux Systems Administrators in the Utilities industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$105,608
2
Technology
$105,056
3
Internet
$104,861
4
Energy
$96,867
5
Health Care
$92,737

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Linux Systems Administrator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10/22/2019
$63,000
Randstad
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
09/06/2019
$125,220
Cybercoders
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
09/04/2019
$100,000
University of Arizona
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
08/03/2019
$63,000
Jobspring Partners
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
06/10/2019
$110,000
Randstad
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
06/01/2019
$110,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SR. Linux Network Systems Administrator
01/28/2019
$104,900