An Experienced Sr. Unix System Administrator earns an average salary of C$83,864 per year.

C$66,653 - C$97,202
C$67K
C$85K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$85,128
10%
50%
90%
C$40.98 - C$56.64
C$43
MEDIAN: C$43.27
50%
C$0C$101K
Salary C$66,653 - C$97,202
Bonus C$2,959 - C$14,544
Profit Sharing C$1,474
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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C$69,933 - C$101,797
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data C$0C$60
Hourly Rate C$43.27
Overtime C$50.87
Annual Data C$0C$101K
Bonus C$2,959 - C$14,544
Profit Sharing C$1,474
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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C$69,933 - C$101,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Sr. Unix System Administrator

Senior Unix system administrators oversee Unix operating systems for companies and perform Unix server support for both hardware and software. They also perform periodic maintenance on these systems and carry out troubleshooting when problems arise; when troubleshooting systems, they intend to find the root causes of problems through objective analysis. They also perform upgrades when necessary to fine-tune systems for optimal performance.

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Sr. Unix System Administrator Tasks

  • Install, configure, test and maintain new and existing servers, hardware and software components.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve incidents, outages or degradations.
  • Set policies for applications and infrastructure including patching schedules, release deployment, testing, and system readiness.
  • Perform capacity planning, infrastructure design, systems administration, and updates according to patch and release specifications.

Sr. Unix System Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$86,607

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Sr. Unix System Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Sr. Unix System Administrator Salaries

UNIX
▼0%

National Average
C$87,000

▼2%

Network Management / Administration
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: