Mid-Career Sr. Unix System Administrator Salary

A Mid-Career Sr. Unix System Administrator earns an average salary of $89,584 per year. A skill in System Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

$63,958 - $122,875
$64K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,584
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$30.41 - $75.76
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$76
MEDIAN: $49.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,958 - $122,875  
   
Bonus
$500 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$64,315 - $138,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$30.41 - $75.76  
   
Overtime
$46.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$500 - $13,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$64,315 - $138,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Sr. Unix System Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
5-9 years
66%
10-19 years
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sr. Unix System Administrator Salaries

System Administration
▲11%

IBM AIX
▲8%

Solaris
▲1%

Sun Solaris
▲1%

Network Management / Administration
▲1%

National Average
$93,000

Linux
▼1%

Cisco Networking
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%

Shell Scripting
▼7%

SQL
▼9%

UNIX
▼10%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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