Average Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary in Canada

C$71,972
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C$2,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Canada is C$71,972.
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CA$61k
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CA$72k
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CA$94k
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Salary
C$61k - C$94k
Bonus
C$786 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$62k - C$97k

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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, VMware ESX and Virtualization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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$66,801 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,952 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$82,529.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
14.7%
Experienced
52.9%
Late Career
32.4%