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IT Unix Administrator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$128,903 (USD)

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The average pay for an IT Unix Administrator is $128,903 a year and $62 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an IT Unix Administrator is between $90,221 and $160,117. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Job family population: 375,040

Estimated population of IT Unix Administrator jobs: 15,752

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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IT Unix Administrator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Sr. Research Systems Administrator
Apr 19
Columbia's Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute
Works with the central University IT research computing, infrastructure and networking teams to use ... A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Linux/Unix systems administration, scripting and ...
Jr. Systems Administrator
May 2
Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA
Unix scripting * It's a plus if experience with managing small to medium projects including needs analysis, planning, testing, and implementation. Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and ...
Systems Administrator
May 20
New York, NY, USA
The Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of the internal ... Business awareness: specific knowledge of the customer and how IT relates to their business ...
Systems Administrator
May 18
Wayne, NJ, USA
IT Type: Contractor Description: Maintains operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts ...
Systems Administrator
May 4
Stamford, CT, USA
... In It for You - Vacation/PTO - Medical - Dental - Vision - 401k So, if you are a Systems Administrator with experience in hosted physical and virtual cloud environments, please apply today ...
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