Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Linux
Administration

United States Location

Kansas City
MO - KS
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 2/1/23 to 1/30/24

Salary Average

$26,280

Experience Requirement

2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$26,695 at 101.58%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 2 Months: $26,280 is Salary average; 10% of Jobs top $57,358; and, 5% of Jobs top $66,211.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$372,700 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $73,916
5% $66,211
10% $57,358
25% $42,617
33% $36,599
50% $26,280
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
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Number of all Jobs at 2 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
2 Months $26,280 $26,695 at 101.58%
1 Year and 2 Months $52,974 $16,526 at 31.20%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and approaches a ceiling with maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $19,740 at the low experience of 2 Months; $103,677 at the average experience of 5 Years and 11 Months; and, $132,193 at the top experience of 12 Years and 3 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 10 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 2 Months $19,740 $33,234 at 168.36%
Average 5 Years and 11 Months $103,677 $5,919 at 5.71%
Top 12 Years and 3 Months $132,193 $3,194 at 2.42%

Qualifications

Description

Install, configure, optimize, monitor, maintain, backup, recover, troubleshoot, update and enhance, Linux server software, are primary position responsibilities.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Linux;
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    and
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
4.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
17.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
46.4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
26.8% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
4.4% of job descriptions;
Shell Scripts,
15.6% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
2.8% of job descriptions;
Puppet,
12% of job descriptions;
Jira,
7.6% of job descriptions;
Software Image Deployment,
3.2% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
3.6% of job descriptions;
R statistical software,
3.2% of job descriptions.

Location

Kansas City, MO

Kansas,
Johnson, Kansas City, Leavenworth, Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam, Miami, Mission, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Shawnee, Spring Hill and Wyandotte;
Missouri,
Belton, Blue Springs, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Gladstone, Grandview, Harrisonville, Independence, Jackson, Kansas City, Lafayette, Lees Summit, Liberty, Platte, Ray, Raymore, Raytown and Richmond.

These locations are all included in the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).