The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is C$74,408 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$58,945 - C$92,425
(Median)
C$59K
C$74K
C$92K
MEDIAN: C$74,408
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C$24.44 - C$59.29
(Median)
C$24
C$38
C$59
MEDIAN: C$37.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$58,945 - C$92,425  
   
Bonus
C$745 - C$10,326  
Profit Sharing
C$1,030 - C$9,696  
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$59,009 - C$97,171  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$30C$60C$90
Hourly Rate
C$24.44 - C$59.29  
   
Overtime
C$30.36 - C$87.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$745 - C$10,326  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,030 - C$9,696  
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$59,009 - C$97,171  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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$75,849

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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$76,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries


VMware ESX
up arrow 3%

Virtualization
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

Microsoft Exchange
0%

National Average
C$76,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

System Administration
up arrow 2%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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