The average pay for a Systems Administrator in Ottawa, Ontario is C$53,962 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Linux, Cisco Networking, and Windows 2003 Server.

C$39,599 - C$81,567
(Median)
C$40K
C$54K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$53,962
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Salary
C$39,599 - C$81,567  
   
Bonus
C$3,500  
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$31,822 - C$80,409  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
C$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
up arrow 31%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 13%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 11%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 9%

VMware ESX
up arrow 5%

Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 5%

National Average
C$52,000

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 10%

Virtualization
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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