Average Senior Systems Administrator with Virtualization Skills Salary in Canada

C$76,716
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,096
Bonus
C$4,500
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with Virtualization skills in Canada is C$76,716.
10%
C$61k
MEDIAN
C$77k
90%
C$96k
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Salary
C$61k - C$96k
Bonus
C$412 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$8k
Total Pay
C$61k - C$98k

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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 and VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Network Management / Administration 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$66,058 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$74,155 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,088 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$83,232.
Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (14.3% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (12.9% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Early Career
3.7%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
61.2%
Late Career
16.4%