UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. Salary in the United States

How much does an UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. make in the United States? The average UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. salary in the United States is $107,975 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $96,443 and $120,368. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. is 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. Being a UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. detects, diagnoses, and reports UNIX related problems on both UNIX server and UNIX desktop systems. Responsible for backup or recovery procedures. Additionally, UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a UNIX Systems Administrator, Sr. typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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