Average Senior Systems Administrator with System Administration Skills Salary in Canada

C$77,349
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,144
Bonus
C$3,500
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with System Administration skills in Canada is C$77,349.
10%
C$58k
MEDIAN
C$77k
90%
C$95k
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Salary
C$58k - C$95k
Bonus
C$483 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$450 - C$8k
Total Pay
C$59k - C$99k

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Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator

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

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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator

Skills in VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Network Management / Administration, Virtualization 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$69,197 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,434 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,750 based on 159 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$80,803.
Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, Ontario (9.6% more) and Montréal, Québec (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (28.7% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 260 survey responses.
Early Career
4.2%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
61.2%
Late Career
19.2%