Late-Career Sr. Unix System Administrator Salary

Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($102K) annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$82,016 - $136,487
$82K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,163
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$50.33 - $173.83
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MEDIAN: $56.62
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$0$142K
Salary $82,016 - $136,487
Bonus $-0.49 - $11,635
Profit Sharing $9,026
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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$83,240 - $142,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
Hourly Data $0$173
Hourly Rate $50.33 - $173.83
Overtime $51.95
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $-0.49 - $11,635
Profit Sharing $9,026
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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$83,240 - $142,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $106,016

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

With a pay rate for Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators that is 16 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Senior Unix System Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+14 percent) and Houston (+4 percent). In Atlanta, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Sr. Unix System Administrator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Unix System Administrator Salaries

Network Management / Administration
▲4%

Shell Scripting
▼0%

IBM AIX
▼0%

National Average
$106,000

Solaris
▼2%

Linux
▼3%

Cisco Networking
▼3%

System Administration
▼4%

UNIX
▼5%

VMware ESX
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼7%

SQL
▼7%

Sun Solaris
▼13%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 11%
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