How much does a Linux Administrator make? The median annual Linux Administrator salary is $89,159, as of September 06, 2017, with a range usually between $70,998-$100,559, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 annual pay for a typical Linux Administrator in the United States is $89,159, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Linux Administrator in the United States are expected to make less than $89,159.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 06, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Linux Administrator that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Linux Administrator are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2017
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 or in a related area. May also require a Linux certification such as Red Hat. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. View full job description