Experienced Sr. Unix System Administrator Salary

An Experienced Sr. Unix System Administrator earns an average salary of $101,679 per year. A skill in MySQL is associated with high pay for this job.

$72,975 - $130,083
$73K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $101,403
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$38.25 - $99.33
$38
$59
$99
MEDIAN: $58.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,975 - $130,083  
   
Bonus
$1,532 - $16,256  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,474  
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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$76,708 - $138,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$38.25 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,532 - $16,256  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,474  
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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$76,708 - $138,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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National Average: $103,135

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Key Stats for Sr. Unix System Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
10-19 years
68%
20 years or more
32%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Unix System Administrator Salaries

MySQL
▲20%

Network Management / Administration
▲6%

System Administration
▲5%

Cisco Networking
▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$103,000

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

Shell Scripting
▼2%

Solaris
▼2%

Sun Solaris
▼2%

▼3%

IBM AIX
▼4%

SQL
▼4%

VMware ESX
▼14%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 8%
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