System Administrator, Unix Server Salary (United States)

A System Administrator, Unix Server earns an average salary of $68,093 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.
System Administrator, Unix Server Total Pay (?
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$41,268 - $90,472
(Median)
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68K
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90K
MEDIAN: $68,092
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System Administrator, Unix Server Total Pay (?
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$10.30 - $44.04
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,268 - $90,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,964  
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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$39,773 - $94,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $53.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,964  
   
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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$39,773 - $94,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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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 3%
National Average
$68,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Unix Server Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 2%
Linux
0%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%
National Average
$68,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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