The average pay for a UNIX System Administrator is AU$77,500 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$51,241 - AU$105,000
AU$51K
AU$84K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$83,612
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Salary AU$51,241 - AU$105,000
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AU$51,753 - AU$106,027
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for UNIX System Administrator

A Unix system administrator works in an office, where the Unix multiuser operating system is used. The administrator will be responsible for installing software and hardware relating to the system. It is essential to manage risks and to eliminate them before problems arise. It is also important to monitor the system’s performance and to carry out routine maintenance so that the system operates smoothly. Sometimes, this may require debugging and troubleshooting of the system.

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UNIX System Administrator Tasks

  • Establish and document standards and procedures.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Unix server operating systems and applications.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.

UNIX System Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$85,000

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Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects UNIX System Administrator Salaries

▲6%

National Average
AU$85,000

▼18%

▼21%

Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

National Average
AU$85,000

▼6%

▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 93%