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Average Salary - Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
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Net (after tax)

$89,430 USD

£77,443 GBP
New York City

$140,037 USD

$82,021 USD

£71,027 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

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Average Salary / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States

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Average salary for Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States is $89,430 USD per year. The most typical earning is $82,021 USD. All data are based on 42 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $103,727 USD. Women receive a salary of $81,121 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $127,234 USD. The second most paid education level is Some College with salary of $88,723 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $110,929 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $109,529 USD.

Levels / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
1 100%
2.38%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
0 n/a
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
1 97.62%
2.38%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
0 n/a
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
1 95.24%
2.38%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
3 92.86%
7.14%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
4 85.71%
9.52%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
1 76.19%
2.38%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
3 73.81%
7.14%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
2 66.67%
4.76%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
6 61.9%
14.29%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
3 47.62%
7.14%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
1 40.48%
2.38%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
3 38.1%
7.14%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
1 30.95%
2.38%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
2 28.57%
4.76%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
0 n/a
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
1 23.81%
2.38%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
3 21.43%
7.14%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
1 14.29%
2.38%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
2 11.9%
4.76%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
2 7.14%
4.76%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,100 USD - $200,099 USD
1 2.38%
2.38%
$200,100 USD - $210,099 USD
0 n/a
$210,100 USD - $220,099 USD
0 n/a
$220,100 USD - $230,099 USD
0 n/a
$230,100 USD - $240,099 USD
0 n/a
$240,100 USD - $250,099 USD
0 n/a
$250,100 USD - $350,099 USD
0 n/a
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Gender / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 18 $103,727 USD
2 Women 4 $81,121 USD

Education / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 5 $127,234 USD
2 Some College 9 $88,723 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 27 $83,422 USD
4 High School 1 $70,018 USD

Experience / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 6 $110,929 USD
2 16-20 Years 5 $109,529 USD
3 8-12 Years 9 $92,724 USD
4 12-16 Years 7 $91,224 USD
5 2-4 Years 3 $79,721 USD
6 4-8 Years 10 $73,119 USD
7 1-2 Years 2 $50,013 USD

Age / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 36-40 4 $128,034 USD
2 51-55 1 $120,032 USD
3 46-50 3 $116,731 USD
4 41-45 4 $96,825 USD
5 21-25 1 $88,023 USD
6 26-30 5 $83,622 USD
7 31-35 4 $79,021 USD
8 n/a 20 $78,220 USD

Work Type / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 39 $91,924 USD
2 Contract 3 $57,315 USD

States / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 New York State 4 $125,533 USD
2 Pennsylvania 1 $120,032 USD
3 California 6 $114,730 USD
4 Arkansas 2 $105,028 USD
5 Colorado 2 $94,525 USD
6 North Carolina 1 $90,024 USD
7 District Of Columbia (DC) 1 $86,023 USD
8 Michigan 2 $85,622 USD
9 Illinois 1 $85,022 USD
10 Florida 1 $84,022 USD
11 Texas 6 $82,322 USD
12 Arizona 3 $80,721 USD
13 Louisiana 1 $80,021 USD
14 Nebraska 1 $80,021 USD
15 Georgia 1 $70,018 USD
16 Missouri 3 $66,817 USD
17 Virginia 1 $66,417 USD
18 Ohio 1 $62,016 USD
19 South Carolina 1 $60,016 USD
20 Oklahoma 1 $60,016 USD
21 Maryland 1 $59,015 USD
22 Montana 1 $56,015 USD

Cities / Unix or Linux System Administrator / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 New York City 3 $140,037 USD
2 Philadelphia 1 $120,032 USD
3 San Francisco 5 $116,631 USD
4 Dallas 3 $114,330 USD
5 Los Angeles 1 $105,428 USD
6 Little Rock 2 $105,028 USD
7 Denver 2 $94,525 USD
8 Charlotte 1 $90,024 USD
9 Washington DC 1 $86,023 USD
10 Detroit 2 $85,622 USD
11 Chicago 1 $85,022 USD
12 Orlando 1 $84,022 USD
13 Rochester 1 $82,021 USD
14 Phoenix 3 $80,721 USD
15 New Orleans 1 $80,021 USD
16 Omaha 1 $80,021 USD
17 St. Louis 1 $75,020 USD
18 Atlanta 1 $70,018 USD
19 Richmond 1 $66,417 USD
20 Kansas City 2 $62,616 USD
21 Cincinnati 1 $62,016 USD
22 Columbia, South Carolina 1 $60,016 USD
23 Oklahoma City 1 $60,016 USD
24 Baltimore 1 $59,015 USD
25 Billings, Montana 1 $56,015 USD
26 Austin 3 $50,313 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Linux System Administrator
Posted 08 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New Orleans Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced $80,000 USD


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