The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is C$74,857 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$55,326 - C$94,146
C$55K
C$75K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$74,542
10%
50%
90%
C$24.51 - C$64.96
C$25
C$31
C$65
MEDIAN: C$30.55
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$98K
Salary C$55,326 - C$94,146
Bonus C$824 - C$9,803
Profit Sharing C$1,500 - C$10,000
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$56,582 - C$98,765
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 247
Hourly Data C$0C$70
Hourly Rate C$24.51 - C$64.96
Overtime C$29.80 - C$70.79
Annual Data C$0C$98K
Bonus C$824 - C$9,803
Profit Sharing C$1,500 - C$10,000
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$56,582 - C$98,765
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 174 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,681

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Senior Systems Administrator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Systems Administrator?

Senior Systems Administrator in Burnaby:
"Must like problem solving."
A big help would be a natural ability to problem solve and a definite interest in solving the unknown.

Senior Systems Administrator in Toronto:
"ORION "
Pros: Challenging Progress Disaster recovery Storage administration Solution architecture Dealing with Vendors
Cons: Extra hours of work

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
C$76,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 7%
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