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Unix Engineer Salary
in Houston, Texas

$116,265 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unix Engineer is $116,265 a year and $56 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Unix Engineer is between $81,494 and $144,418. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, Texas, 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 Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Unix Engineer Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Embedded Systems Engineer
Apr 2
Houston, TX, USA
The Marsden Group
We are currently in search of an Embedded Systems Engineer for the development and support of ... Linux/Unix based environments, hardware trees, and kernel flashing for use cases. Preferred ...
chevron returnship - machinery systems engineer
Jun 17
Houston, TX, USA
Professional Engineering registration in mechanical engineering What to Expect: * 10-week returnship with integrated learning to include supervisor and mentor support for experiential learning and ...
Systems Engineer- Office 365/Exchange
May 30
Houston, TX, USA
Systems Engineer- Office 365/Exchange If you are a Systems Engineer with strong Office 365 and Exchange experience, please read on! We are located in the Houston, TX area and we are an industry ...
Senior Systems Engineer
Apr 19
Houston, TX, USA
Top Group
【Senior System Engineer # 25765 】 Location: Houston, TX Salary: Up to 90K (DOE) Requirements: - 5+ years of experience as a Network, System or Server Engineer - Must be willing to frequently work ...
Python Software Engineer
May 24
Houston, TX, USA
Sunrise Systems Inc
Python Software Engineer * We're looking for hands-on, business focused developers who can deliver ... Proficiency in Unix/Linux environments, ability to navigate the system, investigate processes and ...
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