The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with System Administration skills in Calgary, Alberta is C$86,516.
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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 Microsoft Active Directory and Virtualization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Citrix, Network Management / Administration and VMware ESX.
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$78,886 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$88,745 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$91,957.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (37.1% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (22.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (9.0% less).
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