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Unix Engineer Salary

$108,573 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Engineer is $108,573 a year and $52 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Unix Engineer is between $76,102 and $134,864. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, designs, and develops Unix based operating systems, coordinating with Programmers and Systems Engineers.
  • Sets up, configures, installs, maintains, and optimizes performance of computer hardware systems in Unix environments.
  • Manages operating system technology environments across multiple locations within a single organization.
Unix Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer Hardware Engineers

Job family population: 66,770

Estimated population of Unix Engineer jobs: 28,854

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Unix Engineer Job Listings for United States

Unix Systems Engineer
May 20
Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
NCI Inc.
* Unix Systems Engineer Job ID2019-3595 Job LocationsUS-AZ-Fort HuachucaCategoryIT: Information Assurance / Quality / Cyber SecurityTypeRegular Full-Time Responsibilities NCI has a new position on a ...
Linux/Unix Developer with Kernel
Apr 25
Tempe, United States
Central Point Partners
... Unix andor Linux systems programming, kernel development, and tool chain C language experience required Version control experience required Prior open source project and community interaction, to ...
Unix Admin - San Antonio, TX
Jun 21
San antonio, United States
Unix Admin Location San Antonio, TX Duration 6-12 Months Phone + Skype. please submit suitable ... Experience with application development to assist application developers with optimal design ...
NETCOM Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Unix/Linux/Solaris OS Systems Engineer Senior
Jun 19
Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
NCI Inc.
* NETCOM Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Unix/Linux/Solaris OS Systems Engineer Senior Job ID2019-3710 Job LocationsUS-AZ-Fort HuachucaCategoryIT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect ...
Software Engineer - C++, Linux/Unix
Jun 14
Austin, TX, USA
Technology Navigators
... engineering experience working with C++ (Java experience in addition to C++ is a huge plus!) * Proven success in a Linux / Unix environment employing GNU tools * Passion for continuously improving ...
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