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UNIX Administrator in the United States

How much does a UNIX Administrator earn in the United States? The average UNIX Administrator salary in the United States is $97,766 as of July 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $85,492 and $109,435. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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

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    UNIX Systems Administrator

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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