Information Technology (IT) Manager with UNIX Skills Salary

Information Technology Managers with UNIX skills enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($100K) annually. Cash earnings for Information Technology Managers with UNIX skills — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $22K from profit sharing — stretch from around $54K to approximately $145K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Managers with UNIX skills. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,816 - $132,444
$55K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,714
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$15.10 - $64.56
$15
$28
$65
MEDIAN: $28.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,816 - $132,444  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $22,073  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,526 - $144,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $64.56  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $70.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $20,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $22,073  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,526 - $144,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Information Technology Managers with UNIX skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $64K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $92K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $108K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $110K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$101,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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