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Unix Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$113,903 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Engineer is $113,903 a year and $55 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Unix Engineer is between $79,838 and $141,484. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, 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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Unix Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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: 4/22/2019 Principle Accountabilities: · Works closely with our Technical Operations ...
Systems Engineering Manager - complex Linux/Unix Environment
Apr 15
Chicago, USA
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Systems Engineering Manager - complex Linux/Unix Environment Description: We are ETPA (Enterprise Technology Production Assurance), a very advanced, passionate, and dedicated team staffed with ...
VMware Systems Administrator
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience designing and engineering commercial Cloud environments, architectures, and designs. ... Linux/UNIX Operating Systems * Networking and Storage - Understanding of storage and network ...
Mainframe Systems Engineer
May 4
... OSA/2), UNIX System Services, Transaction Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), etc. ... programmer * Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Systems Integration and Test Engineer
Feb 22
Prospect Heights, IL, USA
Kranze Technology Solutions
Experience with Windows, Mac OS X and Unix operating systems * Familiar with Android tablets ... other engineering services to support the Warfighter. KTS offers a casual, flexible and ...
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