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IT Unix Administrator Salary

How much does a IT Unix Administrator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for IT Unix Administrator

$107,217 (USD)/yr

$52 (USD)/hr

$4,685 (USD)/yr

$105,793 (USD)/yr

$51 (USD)/hr

$4,685 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Administers and provides overall support and maintenance of operating systems and network connectivity for all UNIX systems. Evaluates system performance on a daily basis to ensure adequate response times for production applications. Establishes and documents procedures to ensure data integrity including system fail-over and backup/recovery.
The average it unix administrator salary in United States is $107,217 or an equivalent hourly rate of $52. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,685. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$75,043 (USD)

$133,179 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$124,294 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for IT Unix Administrator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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