Average Early-Career Senior Systems Administrator Salary in Canada

C$67,970
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C$3,250
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The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Systems Administrator in Canada is C$67,970.
10%
C$50k
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C$68k
90%
C$87k
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C$50k - C$87k
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C$970 - C$7k
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C$50k - C$90k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Active Directory, Internet Information Server (IIS), Microsoft Exchange and IT Security & Infrastructure.

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$71,829 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,692 based on 308 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$83,555.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 514 survey responses.
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
59.9%
Late Career
20.8%