The average salary for a Network Administrator, IT in Canada is C$55,824.
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Job Description for Network Administrator, IT
Network administrators, IT are responsible for keeping their organization's computer network up to date. They must make sure that their system runs smoothly and efficiently. Their tasks include performing component installation, system updates, system repairs, and system testing. They must update the organization's software regularly. They are responsible for backing up data and information relevant to their computer system. They must install security software, such as virus protection and f…Read more
Network Administrator, IT Tasks
- Build, configure, and troubleshoot local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and other company networks.
- Diagnose and correct network systems issues.
- Provide hands-on network administration support, network maintenance and operations support.
- Recommend networking software and hardware enhancements.
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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, IT
Skills in Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking and Microsoft Exchange are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, IT
An entry-level Network Administrator, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$46,452 based on 12 salaries. An early career Network Administrator, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,703 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Network Administrator, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,081 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,729 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$65,688.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Administrator, IT in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (11.6% more) and Calgary, Alberta (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.1% less).
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