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Unix Engineer Salary
in Illinois, United States

$112,776 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Engineer is $112,776 a year and $54 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Unix Engineer is between $79,049 and $140,085. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Unix Engineer Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Systems Engineer - Unix Admin - 19333/337
Apr 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Axiom Technology Group, Inc.
Systems Engineer - Unix Work Location: Chicago, Illinois Contract duration: 6 - Months to start Target Start Date: 6/3/19 Principle Accountabilities: · Works closely with our Technical Operations ...
Directory Services Engineer
Jun 13
Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Request Technology
A prestigious company is on the search for a Directory Services Engineer. This role is all about ... They will be administrating this on a UNIX/Linux based environment and will be using Open DJ/DS ...
ForgeRock Engineer
Jun 13
Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Request Technology - Kyle Honn
ForgeRock Engineer Responsibilities * Design, build, implement, and support ForgeRock IT solution ... Unix/Linux-based production environment of Directory Servers, such as ForgeRock OpenDJ/DS, openDS ...
Systems Engineering Manager complex Linux/Unix Environment
Apr 16
Chicago, United States
CME Group
Systems Engineering Manager - complex Linux/Unix Environment Description: We are ETPA (Enterprise Technology Production Assurance), a very advanced, passionate, and dedicated team staffed with ...
Systems Engineer
Jun 15
CHICAGO, United States
SG Cap Trading
We are looking for a system administrator who prefers a bare-metal Linux/Unix environment to work ... Kernel compilation and optimization Collaborate with trading software developers to configure and ...
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