Average Senior Systems Administrator with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary in Canada

C$75,678
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,052
Bonus
C$5,087
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Canada is C$75,678.
10%
C$60k
MEDIAN
C$76k
90%
C$97k
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Salary
C$60k - C$97k
Bonus
C$400 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$59k - C$99k

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Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator

Senior Systems Administrator Tasks
  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Configure and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Lead a team of systems administrators to manage servers and other computer system aspects of a company.

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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator

Skills in System Administration, Virtualization and VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Microsoft Active Directory.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

An early career Senior Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$66,801 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,972 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,178 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$82,529.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (12.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (4.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Early Career
12.3%
Mid Career
16.0%
Experienced
44.4%
Late Career
27.2%