Average Network Specialist Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Network Specialist in Canada is C$64,834.
MEDIAN C$64,834
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C$46k - C$87k
C$100 - C$13k
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C$2k - C$5k
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C$43k - C$91k

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Job Description for Network Specialist

Network Specialist Tasks
  • Administrate and setup of all user accounts to access the network and email.
  • Setup and support all network equipment including servers, PC's, printers and LAN equipment.
  • Maintain daily and monthly backups of servers ensuring data integrity.
  • Installing phones, phone lines and troubleshooting problems with telephone communications.
  • Install and troubleshoot problems with all software installed on company computer equipment.

Career Paths

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Information Technology Specialist
Linux System Administrator
Technical Support Specialist
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Popular Skills for Network Specialist

Skills in Network Support, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Switching and Routing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Cisco Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Specialist

An entry-level Network Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Network Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,570 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Network Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,915 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Network Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$73,535 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$77,419.
Employees with Network Specialist in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 8.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (18.9% less), Calgary, Alberta (7.5% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (7.0% less).

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