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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Linux Systems Administrator in the United States. The base salary for Linux Systems Administrator ranges from $74,670 to $105,780 with the average base salary of $93,780. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $74,990 to $106,270 with the average total cash compensation of $93,780.