Senior Systems Administrator with UNIX Skills Salary

A Senior Systems Administrator with UNIX skills earns an average salary of $87,933 per year.

$64,738 - $118,447
$65K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,933
10%
50%
90%

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$35.00 - $46.50
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,738 - $118,447  
   
Bonus
$2,534 - $18,740  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$66,695 - $122,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,534 - $18,740  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$66,695 - $122,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 54 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 28 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%