A Mid-Career Sr. Unix System Administrator earns an average salary of $89,822 per year.

$63,421 - $118,188
(Median)
$63K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,822
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90%

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$29.59 - $74.50
(Median)
$30
$49
$74
MEDIAN: $48.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,421 - $118,188  
   
Bonus
$1,521 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
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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$63,641 - $129,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.59 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$45.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,521 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
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).
)
$63,641 - $129,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Skills That Affect Sr. Unix System Administrator Salaries

Solaris
up arrow 9%

Sun Solaris
up arrow 4%

IBM AIX
up arrow 2%

System Administration
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Linux
0%

National Average
$92,000

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Shell Scripting
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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