Entry-Level UNIX System Administrator Salary

Entry-Level UNIX System Administrators take home an average $62K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Entry-Level UNIX System Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Entry-Level UNIX System Administrators are male. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,797 - $83,324
$45K
$62K
$83K
MEDIAN: $61,765
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$16.49 - $41.40
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MEDIAN: $30.01
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$0$85K
Salary $44,797 - $83,324
Bonus $255.32 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$44,496 - $85,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $16.49 - $41.40
Overtime $43.44
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $255.32 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$44,496 - $85,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Network Management / Administration
▲10%

VMware ESX
▲9%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Linux
▲2%

UNIX
▲2%

Sun Solaris
▲2%

Shell Scripting
▼0%

IBM AIX
▼0%

National Average
$63,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

SQL
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 13%
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