Mid-Career UNIX System Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Mid-Career UNIX System Administrator is $74,361 per year. A skill in Sun Solaris is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,789 - $96,759
$51K
$74K
$97K
MEDIAN: $74,361
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$24.97 - $79.46
$25
$30
$79
MEDIAN: $30.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,789 - $96,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,042  
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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$51,740 - $98,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$24.97 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$44.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,042  
   
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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$51,740 - $98,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Sun Solaris
▲15%

IBM AIX
▲3%

VMware ESX
▲2%

Network Management / Administration
▲1%

Linux
▼0%

UNIX
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Shell Scripting
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

SQL
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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