A System Administrator, Windows Server earns an average salary of C$60,680 per year. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$43,878 - C$80,720
C$44K
C$61K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$61,150
10%
50%
90%
C$14.92 - C$48.72
C$15
C$27
C$49
MEDIAN: C$26.93
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$43,878 - C$80,720
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,846
Profit Sharing C$2,948
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$41,596 - C$83,274
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 275
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$14.92 - C$48.72
Overtime C$22.49 - C$51.66
Annual Data C$0C$83K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,846
Profit Sharing C$2,948
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$41,596 - C$83,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for System Administrator, Windows Server

A Windows system administrator provides daily support and assistance for computer systems using the Windows platform. They may work for a business providing troubleshooting for other employees, work online or over the phone for a technical-support service, or work as part of a team of administrators. They also update and back up all data, monitor networks, and recommend viable solutions for problems to management. A systems administrator also keeps security software up to date and maintains machines and servers to keep them at an optimal level of performance. The typical work environment is generally in an office setting during regular business hours; however, emergencies that threaten the integrity of network security may require a system administrator to be on-call.

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System Administrator, Windows Server 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, Windows Server Pay By Employer

Common Career Paths for System Administrator, Windows Server


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Pay by Experience Level for System Administrator, Windows Server

Pay by Experience for a System Administrator, Windows Server has a positive trend. An entry-level System Administrator, Windows Server with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A System Administrator, Windows Server with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced System Administrator, Windows Server which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 48 salaries. A System Administrator, Windows Server with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,650

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

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Key Stats for System Administrator, Windows Server

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects System Administrator, Windows Server Salaries

▲14%

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
C$62,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect System Administrator, Windows Server Salaries


National Average
C$62,000

Network Management / Administration
▼1%


VMware ESX
▼2%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼2%


Windows Server 2012 R2
▼5%


Microsoft Access
▼6%

Linux
▼7%




Cisco Networking
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 16%