C$56,195
Avg. Salary
C$22.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$2,301

Bonus

C$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a System Administrator, Computer / Network is C$22.15 per hour.

The average pay for a System Administrator, Computer / Network is C$56,195 per year.

C$14.65
10%
C$22.15
50%
C$33.06
90%
MEDIAN C$22.15
C$40k
10%
C$56k
50%
C$76k
90%
MEDIAN C$56,195
C$40,090 - C$76,367
C$40K
C$56K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$56,195
10%
50%
90%
C$14.65 - C$33.06
C$15
C$22
C$33
MEDIAN: C$22.15
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$40,090 - C$76,367
Bonus C$205 - C$7,804
Profit Sharing C$97.87 - C$6,128
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$39,090 - C$77,694
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 496
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$14.65 - C$33.06
Overtime C$27.63 - C$54.74
Annual Data C$0C$77K
Bonus C$205 - C$7,804
Profit Sharing C$97.87 - C$6,128
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$39,090 - C$77,694
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 101

Job Description for System Administrator, Computer / Network

A computer/network system administrator is responsible for the maintenance of the technological systems of an organization. The position typically requires a B.A. in a field such as computer science or information technology, and related engineering certifications (for example by Microsoft or Cisco) are also preferred. A system administrator must be flexible, able to manage a variety of tasks and problems, and have good troubleshooting skills. Communication skills, both verbal and written, are also essential. A system administrator will also often be responsible for handling confidential information and data; certain government positions require a security clearance. The specific technological knowledge and skills vary widely according to the specific needs of the business or organization, but will include a range of hardware, programs, and systems, including standard Microsoft business software. The system administrator will install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Microsoft Windows server operating systems and applications and other systems as appropriate, and will recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software. Other responsibilities may include establishing and documenting standards and procedures, maintaining inventory of technological devices, working with outside vendors, and maintaining backup systems. The job requires flexibility to coordinate with other schedules and may require work after normal business hours. Depending on the layout of the business, significant physical activity is also potentially necessary. A system administrator may be hired directly by an organization to provide service for its technological needs, or may work for a technology consulting firm which provides system administration services to a variety of customers. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


System Administrator, Computer / Network Tasks

  • Establish and document standards and procedures.
  • Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Microsoft Windows server operating systems and applications.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.

Common Career Paths for System Administrator, Computer / Network


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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Pay by Experience for a System Administrator, Computer / Network has a positive trend. An entry-level System Administrator, Computer / Network with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 131 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A System Administrator, Computer / Network with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 119 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 88 salaries. A System Administrator, Computer / Network with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,372

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Key Stats for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

▲32%

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
C$55,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲19%

UNIX
▲4%




SQL
▲1%



National Average
C$55,000


Linux
▼2%



HTML
▼6%


Microsoft Access
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%