Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Information Technology Consultants with UNIX skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $81K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $104K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $116K.