Average Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator with System Administration Skills Salary in Canada

C$72,434
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,049
Bonus
C$2,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator with System Administration skills in Canada is C$72,434.
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CA$60k
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CA$72k
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CA$93k
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Salary
C$60k - C$93k
Bonus
C$102 - C$8k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$5k
Total Pay
C$59k - C$96k

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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 and Virtualization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange, 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$68,444 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,750 based on 146 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 Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (8.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 209 survey responses.
Early Career
5.3%
Experienced
69.9%
Late Career
24.9%