Average Senior Systems Administrator with Microsoft Active Directory Skills Salary in Canada

C$75,220
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,137
Bonus
C$2,250
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with Microsoft Active Directory skills in Canada is C$75,220.
10%
C$57k
MEDIAN
C$75k
90%
C$92k
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Salary
C$57k - C$92k
Bonus
C$491 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$4k
Total Pay
C$58k - C$96k

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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, VMware ESX and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration.

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$64,602 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,835 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,746 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$82,582.
Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (5.4% more) and Toronto, Ontario (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (27.0% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (9.9% less) and Montréal, Québec (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Early Career
4.0%
Mid Career
16.6%
Experienced
54.3%
Late Career
25.1%