Senior Systems Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is C$72,132 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$58,614 - C$90,834
(Median)
C$59K
C$72K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$72,132
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C$28.50 - C$60.68
(Median)
C$28
C$40
C$61
MEDIAN: C$39.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$58,614 - C$90,834  
   
Bonus
C$3.09 - C$10,618  
Profit Sharing
C$1,021 - C$19,574  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$59,367 - C$95,450  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$29C$58C$87
Hourly Rate
C$28.50 - C$60.68  
   
Overtime
C$29.69 - C$86.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$3.09 - C$10,618  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,021 - C$19,574  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$59,367 - C$95,450  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$74,222

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Senior Systems Administrator Advice

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Senior Systems Administrator in Burnaby:
"Must like problem solving."
A big help would be a natural ability to problem solve and a definite interest in solving the unknown.

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries



National Average
C$74,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Virtualization
up arrow 3%

VMware ESX
up arrow 1%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
0%

National Average
C$74,000

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Citrix
up arrow 1%

System Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
up arrow 3%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 4%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
62%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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