The average pay for a UNIX System Administrator is AU$81,753 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$50,357 - AU$103,988
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MEDIAN: AU$81,753
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AU$51,025 - AU$105,520  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Experience Affects UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
AU$83,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Linux
up arrow 10%

National Average
AU$83,000

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

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None: 100%
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