A System Administrator, Unix Server earns an average salary of $67,071 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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$41,057 - $88,147
(Median)
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67K
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88K
MEDIAN: $67,070
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System Administrator, Unix Server Total Pay (?
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$14.40 - $40.24
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,057 - $88,147  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $5,087  
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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$39,794 - $92,237  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $40.24  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $50.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $5,087  
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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$39,794 - $92,237  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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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 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$67,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Unix Server Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 2%
Linux
0%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%
National Average
$67,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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