The average salary for a System Administrator, Server in Canada is C$62,531.
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C$51k - C$82k
C$361 - C$5k
C$50k - C$84k
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Job Description for System Administrator, Server
A server systems administrator typically plays an integral role in the information technology (IT) functions of any business or enterprise. They keep internal networks functional for the company itself, as well as maintain that functionality for clients and customers who need to interact with the company. This can include maintaining an internal company intranet, as well as maintaining and managing a company’s network infrastructure for customers to portals for sales and customer service. The …Read more
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Popular Skills for System Administrator, Server
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in VMware ESX, Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange and Network Management / Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Server
An early career System Administrator, Server with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$57,787 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career System Administrator, Server with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,258 based on 38 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Server with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,622 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$79,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with System Administrator, Server in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (6.5% more) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (5.7% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (5.2% less) and Montréal, Québec (5.1% less).
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