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How much does a Senior Systems Engineer make?

Updated Jun 20, 2021
CA$106k /yr
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The national average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer is $105,768 in Canada. Filter by location to see Senior Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 157 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Systems Engineer employees.

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Senior Systems EngineerCA$106k /yr
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MDA
3.6

MDA

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$122,833

 /yr
Range: CA$104k - CA$138k
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CA$104k

CA$138k

CA$103,679 - CA$137,513 Range

Thales
3.3

Thales

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$98,527

 /yr
Range: CA$93k - CA$113k

CA$93k

CA$113k

CA$92,530 - CA$113,297 Range

AMD
4.1

AMD

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$99,233

 /yr
Range: CA$86k - CA$117k

CA$86k

CA$117k

CA$86,287 - CA$116,553 Range

Infosys
3.4

Infosys

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$78,600

 /yr
Range: CA$72k - CA$98k

CA$72k

CA$98k

CA$72,416 - CA$97,761 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$127,000

 /yr
Range: CA$103k - CA$151k

CA$103k

CA$151k

CA$102,772 - CA$150,921 Range

Honeywell
3.7

Honeywell

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$108,883

 /yr
Range: CA$103k - CA$110k

CA$103k

CA$110k

CA$102,725 - CA$110,000 Range

BlackBerry
3.5

BlackBerry

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$130,909

 /yr
Range: CA$123k - CA$139k

CA$123k

CA$139k

CA$123,196 - CA$138,565 Range

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Nortel Networks
3.3

Nortel Networks

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$131,164

 /yr
Range: CA$73k - CA$180k

CA$73k

CA$180k

CA$73,122 - CA$179,615 Range

Avaya
3.8

Avaya

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$145,711

 /yr
Range: CA$103k - CA$159k

CA$103k

CA$159k

CA$102,772 - CA$158,643 Range

Juniper Networks
3.9

Juniper Networks

Senior Systems Engineer

CA$162,534

 /yr
Range: CA$128k - CA$181k

CA$128k

CA$181k

CA$128,477 - CA$180,774 Range

Deloitte
3.9

Deloitte

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$75k -CA$84k

CA$75k

CA$84k

CA$74,752 - CA$84,041 Range

TELUS
3.9

TELUS

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$63k -CA$101k

CA$63k

CA$101k

CA$62,661 - CA$101,376 Range

SNC-Lavalin
3.6

SNC-Lavalin

Senior Systems Engineer
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CA$116k -CA$129k

CA$116k

CA$129k

CA$116,377 - CA$129,128 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$110k -CA$138k

CA$110k

CA$138k

CA$110,251 - CA$138,105 Range

Ciena
4.2

Ciena

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$96k -CA$170k

CA$96k

CA$170k

CA$96,246 - CA$169,843 Range

TMX Group
4.2

TMX Group

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$97k -CA$113k

CA$97k

CA$113k

CA$96,879 - CA$113,326 Range

General Dynamics Mission Systems
3.9

General Dynamics Mission Systems

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$115k -CA$135k

CA$115k

CA$135k

CA$115,051 - CA$134,999 Range

VMware
4.3

VMware

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$72k -CA$138k

CA$72k

CA$138k

CA$72,388 - CA$137,938 Range

Eidos Montreal
3.9

Eidos Montreal

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$95k -CA$108k

CA$95k

CA$108k

CA$94,841 - CA$107,616 Range

Skillsoft
3.4

Skillsoft

Senior Systems Engineer
About 

CA$69k -CA$1,124k

CA$69k

CA$1,124k

CA$69,452 - CA$1,123,629 Range

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8-10 years experience
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$92,000
per year
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3-4 years experience
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10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Sr Systems Engineer in the Halifax Area area reported making $80,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$47
hourly
A Senior Systems Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $47 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,440
per year
A Sr Systems Engineer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $90,440 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
$8k stock bonus
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10+ years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$129,758
per year
A Senior Systems Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $129,758 per year
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$127,000
per year
A Senior Systems Engineer in the Montreal Area area reported making $127,000 per year
Additional Pay
$60k commissions
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$132,000
per year
A Senior Systems Technologist in the Calgary Area area reported making $132,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
$16k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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