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285 Linux Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux Systems Administrators earn $70,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 6% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Linux Systems Administrators work for Lexmark International at $120,000 annually while the lowest paid Linux Systems Administrators work for Liquid Web earning approximately $30,000 each year.

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$70K
"I feel I'm pretty well taken care of by the company I work for. The benefits and compensation at LoyaltyOne are quite nice, and are a huge draw for a lot of people, and a big reason why people stay."
Posted 7 years ago in Toronto, ON

$66K HostGator's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (24 salaries)

-$4K (5%) less than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$28K (53%) more than average HostGator salary ($38K)
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-$16K (27%) less than average HostGator Linux Systems Administrator salary ($66K)
"I am currently much underpaid for my position. Then again, that's sort of what the company I work for right now is like, so I am not surprised."
-$24K (44%) less than average HostGator Linux Systems Administrator salary ($66K)
"Underpaid currently. I have been well compensated in previous opportunity."
-$6K (9%) less than average HostGator Linux Systems Administrator salary ($66K)
"I feel as if I am getting the appropriate amount of pay for the work load I manage."
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$107K Trinitech Consulting's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (3 salaries)

+$37K (41%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$17K (17%) more than average Trinitech Consulting salary ($90K)
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-$17K (17%) less than average Trinitech Consulting Linux Systems Administrator salary ($107K)
"I don't feel underpaid or overpaid , I feel my pay is right for my experience and qualifications. Money is not the most important in having a job to , I thing about the environment, the people I work with , if I love what I am doing and if I am happy where I work."
+$8K (7%) more than average Trinitech Consulting Linux Systems Administrator salary ($107K)
"I consider myself well compensated ."
+$8K (7%) more than average Trinitech Consulting Linux Systems Administrator salary ($107K)
"Good"

$88K Google's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (3 salaries)

+$18K (22%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$17K (21%) more than average Google salary ($71K)
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+$33K (31%) more than average Google Linux Systems Administrator salary ($88K)
"According to the salary surveys I have looked at, the range for contract Linux sys admins seems to be in the range of $50-$65/hour so I seem to be comfortably in the middle."
+$37K (34%) more than average Google Linux Systems Administrator salary ($88K)
"I think it is about right."
-$33K (46%) less than average Google Linux Systems Administrator salary ($88K)

$120K Lexmark International's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (2 salaries)

+$50K (52%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$54K (58%) more than average Lexmark International salary ($66K)
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+$5K (4%) more than average Lexmark International Linux Systems Administrator salary ($120K)
"I am getting paid based on my location and rent payments and expenses."
-$5K (4%) less than average Lexmark International Linux Systems Administrator salary ($120K)
"Compared to Lexington location, is normal."

$113K BNY Mellon's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (2 salaries)

+$43K (46%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$55K (64%) more than average BNY Mellon salary ($58K)
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+$2K (1%) more than average BNY Mellon Linux Systems Administrator salary ($113K)
"My salary was decent. I started with a salary near 100k a year. As my experience grew and I learned a lot of new technologies it increased and was very decent regarding my skills and abilities."
-$3K (2%) less than average BNY Mellon Linux Systems Administrator salary ($113K)
"good"

$110K Lolubyte's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (2 salaries)

+$40K (44%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
Equal to average Lolubyte salary ($110K)
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+$5K (4%) more than average Lolubyte Linux Systems Administrator salary ($110K)
"The salary was commensurate with the job i performed. But with the experience I have gained, i would hope to get something higher."
-$6K (5%) less than average Lolubyte Linux Systems Administrator salary ($110K)
"Great"

$66K Rackspace's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (15 salaries)

-$4K (5%) less than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$4K (6%) more than average Rackspace salary ($62K)
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-$13K (21%) less than average Rackspace Linux Systems Administrator salary ($66K)
"I felt the salary was decent considering it was my first role as an admin. But doing research on my job title, it would be nice to be paid the higher salaries but I know that comes with experience and knowledge."
-$25K (46%) less than average Rackspace Linux Systems Administrator salary ($66K)
+$5K (7%) more than average Rackspace Linux Systems Administrator salary ($66K)
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$73K SAIC's Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (3 salaries)

+$3K (4%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
-$5K (6%) less than average SAIC salary ($78K)
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-$8K (11%) less than average SAIC Linux Systems Administrator salary ($73K)
"this is Oklahoma, so most sysadmins top out at about 65k - even Linux admins. SAIC wins a metal in that regard as they paid us even during the Furlow. I was not expecting it but they provided that and also paid us when we got laid off."
+$48K (49%) more than average SAIC Linux Systems Administrator salary ($73K)
+$8K (10%) more than average SAIC Linux Systems Administrator salary ($73K)

$91K BAE Systems' Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (3 salaries)

+$21K (26%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
+$11K (12%) more than average BAE Systems salary ($80K)
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+$28K (26%) more than average BAE Systems Linux Systems Administrator salary ($91K)
"It is fair for the work I have been working on."
-$32K (42%) less than average BAE Systems Linux Systems Administrator salary ($91K)
-$29K (37%) less than average BAE Systems Linux Systems Administrator salary ($91K)

$74K Citrix Systems' Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary (2 salaries)

+$4K (5%) more than national average Linux Systems Administrator salary ($70K)
-$6K (7%) less than average Citrix Systems salary ($80K)
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-$7K (9%) less than average Citrix Systems Linux Systems Administrator salary ($74K)
"Based on many salary surveys....... I am a little underpaid."
+$6K (7%) more than average Citrix Systems Linux Systems Administrator salary ($74K)
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