The average pay for a Systems Administrator in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$58,723 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$42,125 - C$72,877
C$42K
C$54K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$54,480
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$76K
Salary C$42,125 - C$72,877
Bonus C$3,760
Total Pay (?
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C$43,440 - C$76,004
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Systems Administrator

Systems administrators - also called sysadmins - are responsible for ensuring their organization's computer systems are well maintained and operate reliably. Tasks performed by systems administrators include performing regular systems and security monitoring, handling backup procedures and helping set up, maintain and delete user accounts as required. They are also responsible for developing and maintaining relevant procedures and standards. ensuring that hardware and systems work as expected and maintaining archives as needed. Additionally, systems administrators provide technical support related to systems within their organization as needed . They also handle patches and upgrades to ensure that systems are maximally efficient and effective.

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Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support.
  • Recommend software and hardware enhancements.

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
C$56,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

VMware ESX
▲12%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲11%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▲11%

Windows 2003 Server
▲6%

National Average
C$56,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼7%

Network Management / Administration
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 9%