Average Salary of Linux System Administrator Jobs

$43,000 - $53,499
1% of jobs
$53,500 - $63,999
3% of jobs
$64,000 - $74,499
11% of jobs
$81,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$74,500 - $84,999
17% of jobs
$85,000 - $95,499
15% of jobs
The average salary is $100,425 a year
$95,500 - $105,999
20% of jobs
$106,000 - $116,499
6% of jobs
$120,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$116,500 - $126,999
7% of jobs
$127,000 - $137,499
12% of jobs
$137,500 - $147,999
2% of jobs
$148,000 - $158,500
0% of jobs

National Average

$43,000 $100,425/year $158,500
$44,126 - $54,900
1% of jobs
$54,901 - $65,674
3% of jobs
$65,675 - $76,449
11% of jobs
$83,633 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$76,450 - $87,224
17% of jobs
$87,225 - $97,999
15% of jobs
The average salary is $103,054 a year
$98,000 - $108,774
20% of jobs
$108,775 - $119,549
6% of jobs
$123,141 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$119,550 - $130,324
7% of jobs
$130,325 - $141,099
12% of jobs
$141,100 - $151,874
2% of jobs
$151,875 - $162,650
0% of jobs

Ashburn, VA Average

$44,126 $103,054/year $162,650

Linux System Administrator Average Salary Across the U.S.

Range Annual Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Wage Hourly Wage
25th Percentile $81,500 $6,792 $1,567 $39
Average $100,425 $8,369 $1,931 $48
75th Percentile $120,000 $10,000 $2,308 $58

Linux System Administrator Average Salary in Ashburn, VA

Range Annual Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Wage Hourly Wage
25th Percentile $83,633 $6,969 $1,608 $40
Average $103,054 $8,588 $1,982 $50
75th Percentile $123,141 $10,262 $2,368 $59

As of Dec 10, 2018, the average annual pay for a Linux System Administrator in the United States is $100,425 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $158,500 and as low as $43,000, the majority of Linux System Administrator salaries currently range between $81,500 (25th percentile) to $120,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Linux System Administrator varies little (about $38,500), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Linux System Administrator job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Linux System Administrator in your area are making on average $103,054 per year or $2,629 (3%) more than the national average annual salary of $100,425. Virginia ranks number 5 out of 50 states nationwide for Linux System Administrator salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Linux System Administrator jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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