A Mid-Career Systems Administrator earns an average salary of C$59,227 per year. A skill in Internet Information Server (IIS) is associated with high pay for this job.

C$43,650 - C$77,084
C$44K
C$59K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$59,456
10%
50%
90%
C$18.06 - C$40.03
C$18
C$25
C$40
MEDIAN: C$25.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$43,650 - C$77,084
Bonus C$407 - C$6,373
Profit Sharing C$200 - C$9,759
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$43,069 - C$79,615
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 721
Hourly Data C$0C$57
Hourly Rate C$18.06 - C$40.03
Overtime C$27.51 - C$57.59
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$407 - C$6,373
Profit Sharing C$200 - C$9,759
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$43,069 - C$79,615
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$59,780

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

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▲13%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▲7%


▲2%

▲2%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼0%

Virtualization
▼0%

National Average
C$60,000


Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼1%



Microsoft Exchange Server
▼3%


Microsoft Office
▼6%

HTML
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%