Senior Systems Administrator in Toronto, Ontario Salary (Canada)

A Senior Systems Administrator in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$76,351 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are IT Security & Infrastructure and Linux.

C$55,955 - C$94,089
C$56K
C$76K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$76,351
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C$55,955 - C$94,089  
   
Bonus
C$5.15 - C$10,137  
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C$56,406 - C$101,934  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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 $64,000 based on 18 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 $77,000 based on 16 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 $81,000 based on 28 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 $70,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲4%

National Average
C$78,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Late-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲16%

Linux
▲15%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲9%

Microsoft Exchange
▲8%

VMware ESX
▲7%

Virtualization
▲5%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼0%

National Average
C$78,000

System Administration
▼2%

Network Management / Administration
▼2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼4%

Windows 2003 Server
▼4%

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
▼6%

Cisco Networking
▼6%

Citrix
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 3%