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IT Unix Administrator Salary

$109,388 (USD)

Average Salary

$53/hr

Average Hourly

$4,780

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for an IT Unix Administrator is $109,388 a year and $53 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an IT Unix Administrator is between $76,563 and $135,877. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an IT Unix Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Administers and provides overall support and maintenance of operating systems and network connectivity for all UNIX systems.
  • Evaluates system performance on a daily basis to ensure adequate response times for production applications.
  • Establishes and documents procedures to ensure data integrity including system fail-over and backup/recovery.
IT Unix Administrator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Job family population: 366,250

Estimated population of IT Unix Administrator jobs: 15,383

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$126,811
5 Year Change:
16 %
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IT Unix Administrator Job Listings for United States

LINUX UNIX ADMINISTRATOR RED HAT
Nov 27
Austin, TX, USA
Kelly Services
Our Client is seeking a LINUX / UNIX Administrator with some DevOps experience for an on-site ... With Kelly, you'll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around ...
SAS Administrator
Oct 8
Woodland hills, United States
Triveni IT
SAS Administrator is a full-time position with our Client in Woodland Hills, CA. Those authorized ... Proficient in WIN and Linux/Unix environments. * Understanding of Agile and the Software ...
Systems Administrator
Oct 4
Reno, NV, USA
Magnusson Institute
... in an IT related field, or equivalent work experience, and preferably one or more Linux- / Unix- related certifications such as: Linux+ / LPIC-1 or higher / RHCSA or higher / GCUX (SANS GIAC ...
SAS Administrator
Nov 8
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experis
Cross Platform Migration Experience of SAS Server from Windows/UNIX to Linux * Possess in depth ... Platform Administrator also ensures the platform is positioned for compliance with IT policies and ...
Systems Administrator - VMWare and Security
Nov 20
USA
Wicresoft
It's driven by a need to improve security and compliance etc. Knowledge and skills: * Expert ... Strong Unix O/S administration knowledge * Strong Windows Server O/S administration knowledge

The average pay for an IT Unix Administrator is $109,388 a year and $53 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an IT Unix Administrator is between $76,563 and $135,877. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an IT Unix Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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LINUX UNIX ADMINISTRATOR RED HAT
Nov 27
Austin, TX, USA
Kelly Services
Our Client is seeking a LINUX / UNIX Administrator with some DevOps experience for an on-site ... With Kelly, you'll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around ...
SAS Administrator
Oct 8
Woodland hills, United States
Triveni IT
SAS Administrator is a full-time position with our Client in Woodland Hills, CA. Those authorized ... Proficient in WIN and Linux/Unix environments. * Understanding of Agile and the Software ...
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