Average Experienced Sr. Unix System Administrator with Linux Skills Salary

$101,915
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$80k
MEDIAN
$102k
90%
$143k

The average salary for a Sr. Unix System Administrator is $101,915

Base Salary
$80k - $143k
Bonus
$2k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$81k - $147k
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What Do Sr. Unix System Administrators Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
96.8%
Female
3.2%
This data is based on 63 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

92%

Dental

90%

Vision

83%

None

7%