Linux Systems Administrator Salary in the United States

How much does a Linux Systems Administrator make in the United States? The average Linux Systems Administrator salary in the United States is $93,780 as of December 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $74,670 and $105,780. 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. 

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The Linux Systems Administrator analyzes and resolves problems associated with the operating system's servers, hardware, applications, and software. Installs, configures, and maintains Linux operating systems. Being a Linux Systems Administrator may require a bachelor's degree in a related area. Monitors systems performance and ensures compliance with security standards. In addition, Linux Systems Administrator may also require a Linux certification such as Red Hat. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. Being a Linux Systems Administrator occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a Linux Systems Administrator typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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