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How Much Does a Senior Unix Systems Administrator Earn In The United States?

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$109,000
$84,000
$109,000
$142,000
Did you know that the average senior unix systems administrator makes $109,640 per year? That's valued at $52.71 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $84,000 and $142,000, meaning senior unix systems administrators have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most senior unix systems administrators find a job with technology and finance companies, while others work for technology, health care, and finance companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Maryland, New York and New Jersey are the top states in the U.S. to pay senior unix systems administrators the highest salaries.
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Where Senior Unix Systems Administrators Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where senior unix systems administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Senior Unix Systems Administrators Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a senior unix systems administrator is roughly $109,640 per year, which boils down to $52.71 per hour. Interestingly enough, senior unix systems administrators have the highest salaries in Rockville, MD at about $128,869 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Rockville, MD is $88,000. Additionally, senior unix systems administrators make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, New York, NY, Hoboken, NJ, Washington, DC, and Bothell, WA. On a more broad level, senior unix systems administrator salaries are highest in Maryland, New York, New Jersey, California, Washington, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Montana offer the lowest senior unix systems administrator salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Rockville, MD

Salary Range105k - 156k$129k$128,869

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range102k - 159k$128k$127,715

New York, NY

Salary Range101k - 148k$123k$122,697

Hoboken, NJ

Salary Range99k - 145k$120k$120,359

Washington, DC

Salary Range96k - 142k$117k$117,345

Bothell, WA

Salary Range97k - 136k$115k$115,070

Cumberland, RI

Salary Range93k - 132k$111k$111,371

Glastonbury, CT

Salary Range92k - 132k$111k$110,693

Hillsboro, OR

Salary Range89k - 127k$107k$106,881

Austin, TX

Salary Range86k - 125k$104k$104,115
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High Paying Senior Unix Systems Administrator Jobs

Which Companies Pay Senior Unix Systems Administrators The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Salesforce and Leidos as they offer the highest salaries for senior unix systems administrators.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Salesforce
Salary Range127k - 147k$137k$136,848
Leidos
Salary Range120k - 143k$131k$131,274
Comdata
Salary Range120k - 135k$128k$127,725
Daily News
Salary Range113k - 131k$122k$122,188
Varian Medical Systems
Salary Range114k - 127k$121k$120,926
T-Mobile
Salary Range114k - 125k$120k$120,034
Wiley
Salary Range113k - 125k$119k$118,998
UBS
Salary Range110k - 125k$118k$117,667
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Salary Range111k - 123k$117k$117,405
Axelon Services
Salary Range109k - 126k$117k$117,246
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Senior Unix Systems Administrator Salary History

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    Recently Added Senior Unix Systems Administrator Salaries

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Reston, VA
    Reston, VA
    07/17/2019
    07/17/2019
    $84,336
    $84,336
    07/17/2019
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Reston, VA
    Reston, VA
    07/17/2019
    07/17/2019
    $84,336
    $84,336
    07/17/2019
    Norgate Technology
    Norgate Technology
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    Richardson, TX
    Richardson, TX
    07/16/2019
    07/16/2019
    $104,350
    $104,350
    07/16/2019
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Reston, VA
    Reston, VA
    07/05/2019
    07/05/2019
    $83,501
    $83,501
    07/05/2019
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    R2 Technologies Corporation
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Reston, VA
    Reston, VA
    07/05/2019
    07/05/2019
    $83,501
    $83,501
    07/05/2019
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Senior Unix Administrator
    Knoxville, TN
    Knoxville, TN
    06/04/2019
    06/04/2019
    $90,000
    $90,000
    06/04/2019
    SR. Unix and Storage Administrator
    SR. Unix and Storage Administrator
    Macon, GA
    Macon, GA
    05/31/2019
    05/31/2019
    $103,323
    $103,323
    05/31/2019
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    03/29/2019
    03/29/2019
    $95,000
    $95,000
    03/29/2019
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    03/29/2019
    03/29/2019
    $95,000
    $95,000
    03/29/2019
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    SR. Unix System Administrator
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    03/20/2019
    03/20/2019
    $95,000
    $95,000
    03/20/2019