C$68,843
Avg. Salary
C$41.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,400

Bonus

C$300

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a UNIX System Administrator is C$41.72 per hour.

The average pay for a UNIX System Administrator is C$68,843 per year.

C$20.43
10%
C$41.72
50%
C$107.66
90%
MEDIAN C$41.72
C$44k
10%
C$69k
50%
C$86k
90%
MEDIAN C$68,843
C$44,308 - C$85,842
C$44K
C$69K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$68,843
10%
50%
90%
C$20.43 - C$108
C$20
C$42
C$110
MEDIAN: C$41.72
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$99K
Salary C$44,308 - C$85,842
Bonus C$988 - C$8,109
Profit Sharing C$300
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$49,255 - C$99,422
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data C$0C$107
Hourly Rate C$20.43 - C$108
Overtime C$30.91 - C$74.75
Annual Data C$0C$99K
Bonus C$988 - C$8,109
Profit Sharing C$300
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).
)
C$49,255 - C$99,422
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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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Popular Skills for UNIX System Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for UNIX System Administrator

Pay by Experience for a UNIX System Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level UNIX System Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A UNIX System Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced UNIX System Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 13 salaries. A UNIX System Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

-5%

National Average: C$72,238

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

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Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects UNIX System Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
C$72,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
C$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%