A Systems Administrator with UNIX skills earns an average salary of C$64,912 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$46,303 - C$85,214
C$46K
C$64K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$63,585
10%
50%
90%
C$15.07 - C$39.79
C$15
C$24
C$40
MEDIAN: C$24.20
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$90K
Salary C$46,303 - C$85,214
Bonus C$98.63 - C$4,055
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$44,663 - C$90,845
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$15.07 - C$39.79
Overtime C$26.86 - C$59.19
Annual Data C$0C$90K
Bonus C$98.63 - C$4,055
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$44,663 - C$90,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

Systems Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$63,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 4%