Entry-Level UNIX System Administrator Salary

Entry-Level UNIX System Administrators can expect to earn an average of $62K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. For the most part, Entry-Level UNIX System Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Entry-Level UNIX System Administrators far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,797 - $91,970
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,917
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$16.49 - $41.40
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$0$91K
Salary $44,797 - $91,970
Bonus $242.40 - $9,042
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$44,496 - $89,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $16.49 - $41.40
Overtime $41.63
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $242.40 - $9,042
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$44,496 - $89,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Key Stats for UNIX System Administrator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect UNIX System Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
▲9%

Network Management / Administration
▲9%

Linux
▲2%

UNIX
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Sun Solaris
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Shell Scripting
▼1%

IBM AIX
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

SQL
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 11%
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