How much does a UNIX Systems Administrator make in the United States? The average UNIX Systems Administrator salary in the United States is $90,707 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $78,309 and $102,676. 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.
UNIX Systems Administrator 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 an UNIX Systems Administrator 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 typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The UNIX Systems Administrator works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an UNIX Systems Administrator typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
Primerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial products to middle income households in the United States and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Term Life Insurance; Investment and Savings Products; and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. It underwrites individual term life insura... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
What does a UNIX Systems Administrator do?
UNIX Systems Administrator in Airway Heights, WA
Provide system backup support to branch and CHQ support teams including user menus, scripts, backup software and web-based monitoring tools.
November 21, 2019
Assist with Linux/UNIX problem diagnostics, system recovery and disk recovery.
March 20, 2020
Provides second-level production support for servers and data storage including after-hours on-call support.
Browse All IT - Computers, Software Jobs by Salary Level
Browse Related Job Categories With UNIX Systems Administrator
Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report
Step 1 of 3
Understand the total compensation opportunity for a UNIX Systems Administrator, base salary plus other pay elements
Average Base Salary
Average Total Cash Compensation
Includes base and annual incentives
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of UNIX Systems Administrator in the United States. The base salary for UNIX Systems Administrator ranges from $78,309 to $102,676 with the average base salary of $90,707. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $80,524 to $107,751 with the average total cash compensation of $94,067.