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Unix Administrator Salary

How much does a Unix Administrator make in Iowa, United States?
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Salary Data for Unix Administrator

$97,837 (USD)/yr

$47 (USD)/hr

$4,275 (USD)/yr

$96,538 (USD)/yr

$46 (USD)/hr

$4,275 (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 unix administrator salary in Iowa, United States is $97,837 or an equivalent hourly rate of $47. This is 9% lower (-$9,380) than the average unix administrator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,275. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Iowa, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$68,477 (USD)

$121,528 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$113,420 (USD)

16 %

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

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