Unix Systems Administrator

Unix Systems Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$55,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
eBay
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Montana
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a unix systems administrator make?
Unix Systems Administrators in America make, on average, $78,304 a year or $37.65 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $110,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $55,000 per year. Technology companies and Education companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Unix Systems Administrator jobs are Montana, California, Washington, Maryland, and Hawaii. The typical tenure for a Unix Systems Administrator is 3.7 years.

Average Unix Systems Administrator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Unix Systems Administrator in the United States is $78,304 per year or $37.65 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Unix Systems Administrator will pay you the highest wages at around $112,105 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Unix Systems Administrators is $77,000. Montana, California, Washington, Maryland, and Hawaii are the highest paying states. Alabama, North Dakota, and Oklahoma have the lowest Unix Systems Administrator salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$112,105
$112,105
2
2
Bothell, WA
Bothell, WA
$98,386
$98,386
3
3
Annapolis, MD
Annapolis, MD
$96,832
$96,832
4
4
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$92,526
$92,526
5
5
Newport News, VA
Newport News, VA
$90,669
$90,669

Map of Unix Systems Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Unix Systems Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Unix Systems Administrator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Unix Systems Administrator makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Unix Systems Administrators are Technology companies and Education companies. eBay and PayPal are the best paying companies for Unix Systems Administrators. In addition, companies like Baha Industries and Wpp Group Holdings report highly competitive salaries for Unix Systems Administrators.

Average Unix Systems Administrator Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Unix Systems Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Unix Systems Administrators. Retail companies pay their Unix Systems Administrators the highest wages, averaging $81,888 per year. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $79,821 and $76,565, respectively. The types of companies that pay Unix Systems Administrators the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $74,700.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Retail
Retail
$81,888
$81,888
2
2
Technology
Technology
$79,821
$79,821
3
3
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$76,565
$76,565
4
4
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$74,821
$74,821
5
5
Finance
Finance
$74,700
$74,700

Unix Systems Administrator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
San Mateo, CA

Recently Added Unix Systems Administrator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$56,564
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$60,000
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$75,000
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$75,000
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$73,653
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$102,294
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$91,828
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$88,900
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$108,000
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