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Unix/Linux Systems Administrator Salaries

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26,567 SalariesUpdated Nov 25, 2017
Average Base Pay
$72,762/yr
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$51K
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$73K
Average
$99K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,112
Range$995 - $13,105
How much does a Unix/Linux Systems Administrator make?

The national average salary for a Unix/Linux Systems Administrator is $72,762 in United States. Filter by location to see Unix/Linux Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 26,567 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Unix/Linux Systems Administrator employees.

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      Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
      $82,333/yr
      Range: $65K - $109K
      3 salaries
      $82,333/yr
      $65K$109K
      Fastenal
      $66,419/yr
      Range: $65K - $67K
      3 salaries
      $66,419/yr
      $65K$67K
      IBM
      $79,836/yr
      Range: $70K - $88K
      2 salaries
      About
      $70K - $88K
      $70K$88K
      IPsoft
      $90,902/yr
      Range: $59K - $123K
      2 salaries
      About
      $59K - $123K
      $59K$123K
      IBM
      $38/hr
      Range: $36 - $40
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $36 - $40
      hourly
      $36$40
      Lowe's
      $99,418/yr
      Range: $97K - $103K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $97K - $103K
      $97K$103K
      Hewlett-Packard
      $83,890/yr
      Range: $81K - $88K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $81K - $88K
      $81K$88K

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      GE
      $90,016/yr
      Range: $86K - $94K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $86K - $94K
      $86K$94K
      SAIC
      $25/hr
      Range: $24 - $26
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $24 - $26
      hourly
      $24$26
      TE Connectivity
      $94,183/yr
      Range: $90K - $98K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $90K - $98K
      $90K$98K
      Pyramid Consulting
      $66,657/yr
      Range: $65K - $69K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $65K - $69K
      $65K$69K
      Marriott Vacations Worldwide
      $20/hr
      Range: $19 - $20
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $19 - $20
      hourly
      $19$20
      MSCI
      $79,943/yr
      Range: $77K - $83K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $77K - $83K
      $77K$83K
      CSRA
      $60,846/yr
      Range: $58K - $64K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $58K - $64K
      $58K$64K
      DXC Technology
      $90,052/yr
      Range: $86K - $93K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $86K - $93K
      $86K$93K
      Appian
      $57,492/yr
      Range: $55K - $60K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $55K - $60K
      $55K$60K
      Infinite Computer Solutions
      $62/hr
      Range: $59 - $64
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $59 - $64
      hourly
      $59$64
      Chevron Information Technology
      $96,697/yr
      Range: $93K - $101K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $93K - $101K
      $93K$101K
      ICONMA
      $32/hr
      Range: $31 - $34
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $31 - $34
      hourly
      $31$34
      Penn Medicine
      $101,376/yr
      Range: $97K - $105K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $97K - $105K
      $97K$105K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Linux/Unix Systems Administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $55,000
      per year
      A Systems Administrator in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Norfolk, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $130,000
      per year
      A Systems Administrator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $130,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $50
      hourly
      A Systems Administrator/SAN Administrator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $50 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $65,000
      per year
      A Systems Administrator in the Grand Rapids, MI Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Grand Rapids, MI Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      College / University
      $88,000
      per year
      A Systems Administrator in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $88,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
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