An Entry-Level Network Administrator earns an average salary of C$49,708 per year.

C$36,322 - C$65,406
C$36K
C$49K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$49,300
10%
50%
90%
C$14.86 - C$33.56
C$15
C$20
C$34
MEDIAN: C$20.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$67K
Salary C$36,322 - C$65,406
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,300
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$19,727
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$35,264 - C$67,064
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 362
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$14.86 - C$33.56
Hourly Tips C$0.05
Overtime C$17.50 - C$65.70
Annual Data C$0C$67K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,300
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$19,727
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$35,264 - C$67,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,070

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Network Administrator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Network Administrator in Toronto:
"Completing school is more important to success in your life."
Keep in up date in this field because its so divisions.

Network Administrator in Montréal:
Think twice before taking this job. Be ready to get called past midnight for creating PowerPoint presentations due in the morning since the president always leaves things to last minute. Expect every task you receive from the president to be critical and needed by the end of the day; even if the task requires a month to complete. Expect to wait up to 6 months sometimes before you get paid (average time without most people getting paid is 3 months). Expect to work week-end and nights if the president sees fit. Expect the lowest salary ever for the work you do between 10,000$ - 20,000$ for work that people get paid 50,000$-80,000$. Be prepared for the president to control you with mind games and twisted truths to downright lies. If I had the chance I would down right refuse the job. The only benefit is meeting some nice people which you can do at any Job. Steer clear!!!! Very high stress levels when you are poor. You can't negotiate salary with the president.

Network Administrator in Montreal:
"Stress level is high."
Patience and ordered.

Network Administrator in Toronto:
"Mind over Matter"
Its simply Mind over Matter, if you don't have a Mind, than you don't Matter!

Network Administrator in Montréal:
"Get involved on the business side of things"
In order for management to take you seriously you have to get involved in the business side of things. After all, IT is there to support the business.

Key Stats for Network Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
24%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲7%

▲5%

HTML
▲4%


▲3%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▲2%

Windows 2003 Server
▲2%


Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000


SQL
▼3%



Windows Server 2012 R2
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%