What is the average annual salary for Linux Administrator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Linux Administrator may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Linux Administrator in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Linux Administrator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Linux Administrator in the United States is $83,673 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $83,673.
Installs, configures, and maintains Linux operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with the operating system's servers, hardware, applications, and software. Monitors systems performance and ensures compliance with security standards. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. May also require a Linux certification such as Red Hat. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a project leader or manager.
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