The average salary for a Systems Analyst in Canada is C$64,786.
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Job Description for Systems Analyst
People who wish to work as systems analysts must be able to think outside the box, finding effective solutions for businesses and other clients. They must be adept at investigating problems and fixing them in the most efficient way possible. Systems analysts must be knowledgeable in programming languages, operating systems and hardware. Those hoping to work in this field must be educated in technology, and they must be able to keep up with the quickly changing world of software. In addition …Read more
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.
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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