The average salary for a Network Administrator in Calgary, Alberta is C$72,920 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$49,483 - C$98,058
C$49K
C$71K
C$98K
MEDIAN: C$70,830
10%
50%
90%
C$18.12 - C$57.11
C$18
C$35
C$57
MEDIAN: C$35.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$102K
Salary C$49,483 - C$98,058
Bonus C$4,500
Profit Sharing 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$49,483 - C$102,351
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data C$0C$57
Hourly Rate C$18.12 - C$57.11
Overtime C$53.00
Annual Data C$0C$102K
Bonus C$4,500
Profit Sharing 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$49,483 - C$102,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Network Administrator

Network administrators are responsible for the upkeep of computer hardware and software systems. They usually focus on the network components within their company. In some cases it is the responsibility of network administrators to design and implement new networks. Although some of the responsibilities for network administrators may vary depending on the size and locations of the company they work for, there are still some common responsibilities that all administrators will share. They are generally in charge of network address assignments, management and implementation of protocols. They also handle the maintenance of networks and file servers. When working for smaller companies, network administrators are also usually in charge of conducting maintenance on computers, printer, routers, smartphones, etc. Their duties include network monitoring, testing for weaknesses, handling updates, installing and implementing security programs, and evaluating network management software. Network administrators are also responsible for ensuring that the network used by the organization is working effectively and is properly maintained. Administrators who work for smaller companies also have the responsibility of making sure that licenses are paid for and up to date, checking for security breaches, and maintaining proper installations and applications. In order to become a network administrator it is important to have extensive technical knowledge. It is also important to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, or another related field. Working as a network administrator can be stimulating and exciting for those with an interest in technology and computer networks. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Network Administrator Tasks

  • Perform delivery, physical setup, installation, troubleshooting and repair of all hardware and software.
  • Train users on software applications, systems, AV, and telecom systems.
  • Maintain telecom system, including telecom, handsets, and company PDA's.
  • Maintain IT inventories updating schedules as needed and properly disposing of equipment.

Network Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Network Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Network Administrator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
C$72,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator Salaries

Cisco Networking
▲14%


Windows 2003 Server
▲5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲5%

Microsoft Exchange
▲5%

National Average
C$72,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼1%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%