The average pay for a Mid-Career UNIX System Administrator is $73,577 per year. A skill in Sun Solaris is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,987 - $97,227
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$97K
MEDIAN: $73,576
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$24.36 - $61.28
(Median)
$24
$36
$61
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,987 - $97,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$50,862 - $100,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.36 - $61.28  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$50,862 - $100,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Sun Solaris
up arrow 22%

IBM AIX
up arrow 2%

VMware ESX
up arrow 1%

Linux
0%

Network Management / Administration
0%

National Average
$74,000

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Shell Scripting
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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