Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network Salary (Canada)

An Experienced System Administrator, Computer / Network earns an average salary of C$60,360 per year.

C$41,677 - C$79,202
C$42K
C$61K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$61,237
10%
50%
90%
C$18.80 - C$42.98
C$19
C$29
C$43
MEDIAN: C$29.36
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$41,677 - C$79,202
Bonus C$515 - C$8,027
Profit Sharing C$3,500
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$41,214 - C$82,346
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$18.80 - C$42.98
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$515 - C$8,027
Profit Sharing C$3,500
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$41,214 - C$82,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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.

System Administrator, Computer / Network Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,897

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for System Administrator, Computer / Network

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
10-19 years
93%
20 years or more
7%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Computer / Network Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲5%


Microsoft SQL Server
▲2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼0%

National Average
C$62,000


SQL
▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

Cisco Networking
▼7%

Linux
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 14%