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What is the average annual salary for UNIX Administrator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title UNIX Administrator may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title UNIX Administrator in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of UNIX Administrator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical UNIX Administrator in the United States is $90,008 so 50% of the people who perform the job of UNIX Administrator in the United Sates are expected to make less than $90,008.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2014

Median $90,008
  • 10%$68,754
  • 25%$78,883
  • 75%$101,541
  • 90%$112,041

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Job Description for UNIX Administrator

Installs, configures, and maintains UNIX operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with the operating system's servers, hardware, applications, and software. Detects, diagnoses, and reports UNIX related problems on servers. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View UNIX Administrator job description

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