The average salary for a Mid-Career UNIX System Administrator is C$71,956 per year.

C$54,779 - C$90,105
C$55K
C$71K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$71,317
10%
50%
90%
C$23.00 - C$49.38
C$45
MEDIAN: C$45.00
50%
C$0C$101K
Salary C$54,779 - C$90,105
Bonus C$986 - C$7,757
Profit Sharing C$101
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$58,395 - C$101,162
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$61
Hourly Rate C$45.00
Overtime C$53.05
Annual Data C$0C$101K
Bonus C$986 - C$7,757
Profit Sharing C$101
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$58,395 - C$101,162
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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

Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%

Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

National Average
C$74,000

Linux
▼3%

UNIX
▼5%

Network Management / Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 19%