Average Senior Systems Administrator with VMware ESX Skills Salary in Canada

C$80,097
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,081
Bonus
C$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with VMware ESX skills in Canada is C$80,097.
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CA$63k
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CA$80k
90%
CA$98k
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Salary
C$63k - C$98k
Bonus
C$298 - C$11k
Profit Sharing
C$3k - C$5k
Total Pay
C$63k - C$102k

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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 IT Security & Infrastructure, Network Management / Administration, Virtualization, Microsoft Active Directory and System 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$69,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,938 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,536 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,454.
Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (7.3% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in North Vancouver, British Columbia (13.9% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (12.6% less) and Montréal, Québec (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Early Career
5.3%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
53.4%
Late Career
20.3%