A Systems Administrator in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$59,337 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Apache / Apache HTTP Server, Linux, Virtualization, and VMware ESX. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$42,320 - C$78,152
C$42K
C$59K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$59,089
10%
50%
90%
C$15.30 - C$39.93
C$15
C$24
C$40
MEDIAN: C$23.87
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$42,320 - C$78,152
Bonus C$506 - C$6,044
Profit Sharing C$1,221
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$40,507 - C$79,968
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 246
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$15.30 - C$39.93
Overtime C$1.55 - C$55.27
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$506 - C$6,044
Profit Sharing C$1,221
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$40,507 - C$79,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Administrator 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 54 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 32 salaries. A Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

▲21%

▲6%

National Average
C$59,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▲21%

▲16%


▲15%



Windows Server 2008 R2
▲2%


National Average
C$59,000




HTML
▼9%

Microsoft Access
▼12%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%