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Unix Engineer Salary
in San Diego, California

$120,461 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Engineer is $120,461 a year and $58 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Unix Engineer is between $84,435 and $149,631. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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 San Diego, California, 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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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Unix Engineer Job Listings for San Diego, California

Jun 5
San Diego, California, USA
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
... engineering and/or system administration process background.- Prior Network or System Administrator experience.a. Experience in Layer 2 and 3 Networking.b. Experience in both Windows and Unix/Linux ...
Defense Jr Software Engineer-Cyber Security (C++, Unix, STIG,Pen Test)
Jun 14
San Diego, CA, USA
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC. IT/Engineering Recruitment Professionals "Helping to build Great ... experience Unix/Linux Operating System knowledge Experience with IA hardening, STIGs, CCEVS ...
Systems Engineer (Medical Device)
Jun 2
San Diego, CA, USA
Device Search Group
We are seeking a Systems Engineer with full cycle experience taking a product to market (at least one or close to one). Experience writing clear and concise requirements and documentation. Candidates ...
Senior Systems Engineer
May 8
San Diego, United States
You will work closely with the Chief Engineer, Systems Engineers, Software Engineers, and as well as Government counterparts to perform and manage the full spectrum of systems engineering tasks to ...
Senior Systems Engineer
Jun 16
San Diego, CA, USA
Adi IT Works, LLC
Small local San Diego IT Service Provider is looking for talent. We need a well-versed individual who has a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, and vast exposure to Microsoft ...
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