The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with Windows Server 2012 R2 skills in Canada is C$72,815.
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Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator
Senior system administrators manage a team of system administrators as well as other employees of the IT department. They are responsible for designing, planning, putting into place, and having the highest level of performance as an expert in the system administration for computers and their complex operating systems. With this, senior system administrators research and select upgrades, software and other necessities for their company's computer systems. They also work with other administrators …Read more
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
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills in System Administration, Microsoft Active Directory, Virtualization, VMware ESX and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator
A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$64,938 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,069 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,607.
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Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (13.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.7% less).
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