A UNIX System Administrator with Sun Solaris skills earns an average salary of $80,458 per year.

$54,937 - $106,995
$55K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,458
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$34.00 - $56.50
$47
MEDIAN: $47.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,937 - $106,995  
   
Bonus
$3,452 - $12,307  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$55,943 - $117,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$47.17  
   
Overtime
$73.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,452 - $12,307  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$55,943 - $117,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for UNIX System Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
031
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$83,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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