A System Support Administrator earns an average salary of C$60,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$38,534 - C$72,966
C$39K
C$50K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$50,000
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50%
90%
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Salary C$38,534 - C$72,966
Bonus C$1,965
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C$39,020 - C$72,050
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for System Support Administrator

System administrators install, operate, and maintain hardware and software for an organization's computer system. They typically maintain existing systems, which involves installing new applications and hardware to keep the system current and working efficiently. On a daily basis, system administrators perform scheduled backups, archive files, change user privileges, or repair software and hardware malfunctions. They troubleshoot any problems that arise, responding to calls and emails from users that are experiencing difficulties. Periodic audits of the system need to be conducted a part of the job, as well as the application of patches and upgrades. Additionally, systems administrators maintain the system's security to protect data, hardware, and software from outside attacks.

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System Support Administrator Tasks

  • Isolate, identify, and troubleshoot issues, and refer problems to management as necessary.
  • Maintain, manage, and monitor all aspects of information technology structure.
  • Inform internal and external audience of any outages, provide end-user technical support, and maintain the knowledge base.

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Q: What is it like working as a System Support Administrator?

System Support Administrator in Toronto:
"Job Review."
Pros: What I like most about my job is the ability to learn new thing and interact with end users.
Cons: To be treated unfairly.

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Key Stats for System Support Administrator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%

Experience Affects System Support Administrator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
C$49,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 6%