The average salary for a Systems Engineer, IT in Canada is C$69,771.
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Job Description for Systems Engineer, IT
A systems engineer (IT) is in charge of creating computer systems for clients and a system to debug systems with glitches or problems. Systems engineers (IT) also are in charge of creating the most efficient program for each client; in some cases, they will work on robotic machinery and computer chips. They are also in charge of working on all hardware and software systems. A systems engineer is also in charge of creating or managing power systems; that may include creating power grid layouts th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Systems Engineer, IT
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in Linux, System Administration and Microsoft Active Directory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Server 2012 R2 and Network Management / Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer, IT
An entry-level Systems Engineer, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,402 based on 16 salaries. An early career Systems Engineer, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,498 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,552 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,974 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$82,122.
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Employees with Systems Engineer, IT in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 14.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (9.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (43.0% less), Calgary, Alberta (21.2% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.6% less).
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