How much does a UNIX Systems Administrator make in the United States? The average UNIX Systems Administrator salary in the United States is $92,581 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $79,926 and $104,799. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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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 06, 2020
Diagnose and isolate operating system, server-side networking, and application related problems.
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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 $79,926 to $104,799 with the average base salary of $92,581. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $82,187 to $109,981 with the average total cash compensation of $96,014.