Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Linux
Administration

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$27,639

Experience Requirement

1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$31,844 at 115.21%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 1 Month: $27,639 is Salary average; 10% of Jobs top $64,593; and, 5% of Jobs top $75,120.

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% $84,281
5% $75,120
10% $64,593
25% $47,065
33% $39,909
50% $27,639
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
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Number of all Jobs at 1 Month Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
1 Month $27,639 $31,844 at 115.21%
1 Year and 1 Month $59,483 $19,091 at 32.09%

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: $23,741 at the low experience of 1 Month; $117,916 at the average experience of 5 Years and 11 Months; and, $149,572 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 1 Month $23,741 $35,742 at 150.55%
Average 5 Years and 11 Months $117,916 $6,576 at 5.58%
Top 12 Years and 3 Months $149,572 $3,543 at 2.37%

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

United States of America