The average salary for an Experienced Senior Systems Engineer in Toronto, Ontario is C$92,140.
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Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer
The senior systems engineer tends to involve more design and build-out work than an standard systems administrator position. While both jobs contain responsibilities for day-to-day administration and upkeep of servers and storage, a senior systems engineer will also have been the one who original designed the solution; this can range anywhere from choosing a server platform to details related to processors, RAM and network cards. In addition to general Windows/Linux servers, a senior systems e…Read more
Senior Systems Engineer Tasks
- Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.
- May be responsible for designing a data contingency plan or data disaster recovery plan.
- Install, configure and upgrade and enhancements to software/hardware/network systems.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, VMware ESX and Systems Engineering.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer
An early career Senior Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$69,794 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$90,683 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$110,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Systems Engineer in their job title in Ottawa, 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 (4.6% more) and Calgary, Alberta (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (5.5% less).
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