Average Senior Systems Administrator with Linux Skills Salary in Canada

C$82,015
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C$5,000
Bonus
C$2,000
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with Linux skills in Canada is C$82,015.
10%
C$64k
MEDIAN
C$82k
90%
C$97k
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Salary
C$64k - C$97k
Bonus
C$304 - C$9k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$65k - C$100k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Virtualization, VMware ESX, Microsoft Active Directory and System Administration.

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$76,278 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,817 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$95,166.
Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 10.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (3.2% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
62.0%
Late Career
16.9%