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Systems Administrator Salary

The average salary for a Systems Administrator is C$54,683 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
C$40,272 - C$72,909
(Median)
C$40K
C$55K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$54,682
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C$16.84 - C$36.04
(Median)
C$17
C$25
C$36
MEDIAN: C$25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Salary
C$40,272 - C$72,909  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,660  
Profit Sharing
C$246.58 - C$4,172  
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$40,273 - C$75,058  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,573
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$16.84 - C$36.04  
   
Overtime
C$20.46 - C$52.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,660  
   
Profit Sharing
C$246.58 - C$4,172  
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$40,273 - C$75,058  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

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

Pay Difference by Location

Systems Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Systems Administrator?

Systems Administrator in Halifax:
Pros: The challenge and all the interesting projects I'm working on.
Cons: The lack of business process and advance planning. The lack of internal communication.

Systems Administrator in Vancouver:
"Challenging And Interesting Work And Rarely A Dull Moment."
Pros: There is always something new to learn. I get to work with cool technology. There's a lot of problem solving. The work is clean and easy going.
Cons: Being on call for emergencies 24/7 can be disruptive to personal life.

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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries




National Average
C$55,000


Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries


up arrow 6%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

Linux
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
C$55,000

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 1%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 3%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 256 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%