Alternate Job Titles: UNIX System Administrator, UNIX Systems Administrator
How much does a UNIX Systems Administrator make? The median annual UNIX Systems Administrator salary is $85,178, as of September 06, 2017, with a range usually between $73,530-$96,421, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 Systems Administrator in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of UNIX Systems Administrator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical UNIX Systems Administrator in the United States is $85,178, so 50% of the people who perform the job of UNIX Systems Administrator in the United States are expected to make less than $85,178.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 06, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of UNIX Systems Administrator that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of UNIX Systems Administrator are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2017
Responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the organization's UNIX operating systems and all related systems or software. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with server hardware/software and applications software and ensures scalability and appropriate integration with other systems. Detects, diagnoses, and reports UNIX related problems on both UNIX server and UNIX desktop systems. Responsible for backup or recovery procedures. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. View full job description