A Systems Manager, IT earns an average salary of C$80,000 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$53,708 - C$107,275
C$54K
C$76K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$75,762
10%
50%
90%
C$16.00 - C$26.00
C$17
MEDIAN: C$16.76
50%
C$0C$116K
Salary C$53,708 - C$107,275
Bonus C$403 - C$13,702
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$51,327 - C$116,945
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$16.76
Overtime C$23.00
Annual Data C$0C$116K
Bonus C$403 - C$13,702
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$51,327 - C$116,945
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Systems Manager, IT

An information technology (IT) systems manager performs all the necessary maintenance, support, design, and modifications to keep networks, software, and other virtual environment infrastructures functional and up to date. They communicate and delegate tasks to IT developers and ensure backups and updates are completed regularly. They also make detailed plans to accomplish goals and provide training and support to their staff. They also create expense budgets for the equipment and often report to executive or senior management. They must ensure their software adheres to corporate safety expectations and licensing laws, especially when employed in finance, to prevent fraud and protect secured data. They are also typically in charge of purchasing hardware and software for servers and work stations.

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Systems Manager, IT Tasks

  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security, and other issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.

Systems Manager, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Systems Manager, IT

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Manager, IT

Pay by Experience for a Systems Manager, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Manager, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Manager, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Systems Manager, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 20 salaries. A Systems Manager, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$78,025

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Systems Manager, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Systems Manager, IT?

Systems Manager, IT in Mississauga:
"Lots of opportunity to improve business processes"
Pros: The impact of my changes - saving large amount of time, eliminating manual work, improving work-life for people
Cons: Too much work, not enough time. So many things that could be improved, but no time/budget to do it all. Disagreements among people, hard to schedule meetings with stakeholders.

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Key Stats for Systems Manager, IT

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Systems Manager, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
C$78,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Systems Manager, IT Salaries

National Average
C$78,000

SQL
▼4%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼5%

Microsoft Exchange
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼11%


Cisco Networking
▼13%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 6%