Average Systems Analyst Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Systems Analyst in Canada is C$64,786.
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C$47k - C$88k
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C$1 - C$8k
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C$46k - C$92k

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Job Description for Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst Tasks
  • Conduct application testing and provide database management support.
  • Create and maintain documentation as necessary for operational and security audits.
  • Establish new users, manage access levels and reset passwords.
  • Analyze and route issues into the proper ticketing systems and update and close tickets in a timely manner.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations.

Job Satisfaction for Systems Analyst

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Systems Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Systems Analyst are from the companies Alberta Blue Cross, CGI Group Inc. and Royal Bank of Canada. Reported salaries are highest at CGI Group Inc. where the average pay is C$65,864. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Alberta Blue Cross, earning around C$61,500. RBC Bank pays the lowest at around C$51,886. Royal Bank of Canada also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$59,933.

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Popular Skills for Systems Analyst

Skills in SQL, Project Management and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis and System Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Analyst

An entry-level Systems Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,501 based on 22 salaries. An early career Systems Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,432 based on 243 salaries. A mid-career Systems Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,500 based on 208 salaries. An experienced Systems Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$74,710 based on 174 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$78,215.
Employees with Systems Analyst in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.8% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (8.5% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.6% less).

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