Average System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary in Canada

C$56,942
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,301
Bonus
C$2,035
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The average salary for a System Administrator, Computer / Network in Canada is C$56,942.
10%
C$41k
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C$57k
50%
C$77k
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MEDIAN C$56,942
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Salary
C$41k - C$77k
Bonus
C$491 - C$7k
Profit Sharing
C$296 - C$8k
Total Pay
C$40k - C$79k

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Job Description for System Administrator, Computer / Network

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System Administrator, Computer / Network
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Skills in Network Management / Administration, Microsoft Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Computer / Network

An entry-level System Administrator, Computer / Network with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,992 based on 15 salaries. An early career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,617 based on 198 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Computer / Network with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,381 based on 175 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,675 based on 210 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$74,008.
Employees with System Administrator, Computer / Network in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (5.6% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (11.0% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 643 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
30.8%
Mid Career
27.2%
Experienced
32.7%
Late Career
7.0%