Late-Career Sr. Unix System Administrator Salary

Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($103K) annually. The majority of Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$82,843 - $132,679
$83K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $102,664
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50%
90%

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$53.38 - $98.26
$58
MEDIAN: $58.03
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$0$139K
Salary $82,843 - $132,679
Bonus $0.00 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $9,026
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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$83,896 - $139,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 130
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $58.03
Overtime $51.95
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $9,026
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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$83,896 - $139,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $105,619

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators, 15 percent above the national average. Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+14 percent) and Houston (+4 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Atlanta is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Key Stats for Sr. Unix System Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Unix System Administrator Salaries

Network Management / Administration
▲5%

IBM AIX
▲1%

Shell Scripting
▼0%

National Average
$106,000

Solaris
▼1%

Linux
▼3%

System Administration
▼3%

Cisco Networking
▼3%

VMware ESX
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

UNIX
▼5%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼7%

SQL
▼7%

Sun Solaris
▼13%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 9%
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