Linux Administrator Salary in the United States

How much does a Linux Administrator make in the United States? The average Linux Administrator salary in the United States is $92,441 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $73,608 and $104,256. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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