The average salary for a Systems Administrator in Calgary, Alberta is C$63,480 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$45,454 - C$84,417
C$45K
C$63K
C$84K
MEDIAN: C$63,457
10%
50%
90%
C$18.00 - C$32.00
C$22
MEDIAN: C$22.21
50%
C$0C$86K
Salary C$45,454 - C$84,417
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,000
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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$45,421 - C$86,845
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$22.21
Overtime C$38.52
Annual Data C$0C$86K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,000
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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$45,421 - C$86,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
C$65,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
▲1%


National Average
C$65,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼4%

▼5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼5%

Microsoft Exchange
▼6%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼7%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%

Linux
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Virtualization
▼10%

Windows 2003 Server
▼12%

Cisco Networking
▼14%

Network Management / Administration
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%