The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is C$74,857 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$57,535 - C$93,087
C$58K
C$75K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$75,235
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50%
90%

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C$24.33 - C$55.00
C$24
C$26
C$55
MEDIAN: C$26.14
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$57,535 - C$93,087  
   
Bonus
C$805 - C$9,987  
Profit Sharing
C$1,014 - C$9,863  
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$57,100 - C$97,632  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$24C$48C$72
Hourly Rate
C$24.33 - C$55.00  
   
Overtime
C$31.03 - C$69.63  
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$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$805 - C$9,987  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,014 - C$9,863  
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$57,100 - C$97,632  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 174 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,689

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Senior Systems Administrator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Systems Administrator?

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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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
C$76,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 5%
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