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System Administrator, Unix Server Salary

A System Administrator, Unix Server earns an average salary of $69,818 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$43,802 - $91,420
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,817
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$15.15 - $45.62
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,802 - $91,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,283  
Total Pay (?
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$41,231 - $95,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $45.00  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,283  
   
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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$41,231 - $95,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for System Administrator, Unix Server

  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Unix server operating systems and applications.
  • Establish and document standards and procedures.

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Experience Affects System Administrator, Unix Server Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Unix Server Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 3%

National Average
$70,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%