A Senior Systems Administrator with UNIX skills earns an average salary of $89,393 per year.

$66,880 - $117,954
(Median)
$67K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,393
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$15.72 - $43.00
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,880 - $117,954  
   
Bonus
$2,936 - $16,851  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$67,625 - $122,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.61  
   
Overtime
$43.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,936 - $16,851  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$67,625 - $122,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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