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Unix Administrator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$120,843 (USD)

Average Salary

$58/hr

Average Hourly

$5,281

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Administrator is $120,843 a year and $58 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Unix Administrator is between $84,580 and $150,105. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Unix Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

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.
Unix Administrator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Job family population: 375,040

Estimated population of Unix Administrator jobs: 15,752

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$140,090
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Unix Administrator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

SQL System Administrator remote
Jun 17
Seattle, WA, USA
Insight Recruitment, LLC
Are you an experienced SQL System Administrator who thrives on troubleshooting and problem solving with significant experience with Active Directory, SQL, Security, and data management? We are a ...
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - Seattle
Jun 4
Seattle, Washington, USA
Chicago Tribune Media Group
The Systems Administrator must stay abreast of technology changes to make appropriate recommendations regarding maintenance and upgrades to UW SoN IT systems. This position requires a commitment to ...
Systems Administrator
Jun 3
Seattle, WA, USA
Kelly Services Inc
This is a general-purpose role for an IT professional who enjoys working with technology-centric users in a small-moderate sized office setting. The scope of work is supporting ~40 end-user ...
System Administrator
May 30
Renton, WA, USA
HealthPoint
Administration (Renton, WA) System Administrator Administration Office Hours and Location: Monday Friday 8:00am 5:00pm, Renton, WA Employment Type: Full-time; 40hrs/week Would you like to have a ...
IT Tech - Systems Administrator
Jun 28
Woodinville, WA, USA
Phillips Law Firm
Professional Services firm is looking for an individual who will work closely with the Controller and maintain/manage our current network infrastructure. The ideal candidate must be able to work well ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Administrator is $120,843 a year and $58 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Unix Administrator is between $84,580 and $150,105. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Unix Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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SQL System Administrator remote
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Jun 4
Seattle, Washington, USA
Chicago Tribune Media Group
The Systems Administrator must stay abreast of technology changes to make appropriate recommendations regarding maintenance and upgrades to UW SoN IT systems. This position requires a commitment to ...
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