UNIX System Administrator Salary

The average pay for a UNIX System Administrator is AU$81,054 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$52,711 - AU$98,508
(Median)
AU$53K
AU$81K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$81,054
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Salary
AU$52,711 - AU$98,508  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$52,221 - AU$102,345  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Experience Affects UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$83,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Linux
up arrow 5%

National Average
AU$83,000

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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