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How much does a Systems Administrator make?

Updated May 14, 2021
CA$69k /yr
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830 salaries

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CA$69k

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CA$95k

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The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $69,198 in Canada. Filter by location to see Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 830 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator employees.

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Systems AdministratorCA$69k /yr
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Senior Systems AdministratorCA$87k /yr
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Internap Corporation
2.9

Internap Corporation

Systems Administrator

CA$55,194

 /yr
Range: CA$45k - CA$80k
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CA$45k

CA$80k

CA$45,188 - CA$79,813 Range

BlackBerry
3.4

BlackBerry

Systems Administrator

CA$83,457

 /yr
Range: CA$64k - CA$127k

CA$64k

CA$127k

CA$64,402 - CA$127,338 Range

FX Innovation
3.7

FX Innovation

Systems Administrator

CA$82,471

 /yr
Range: CA$66k - CA$113k

CA$66k

CA$113k

CA$66,454 - CA$112,982 Range

CGI
3.7

CGI

Systems Administrator

CA$60,606

 /yr
Range: CA$35k - CA$93k

CA$35k

CA$93k

CA$34,708 - CA$93,463 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Systems Administrator

CA$84,805

 /yr
Range: CA$60k - CA$100k

CA$60k

CA$100k

CA$59,773 - CA$100,296 Range

Bell Canada
3.9

Bell Canada

Systems Administrator

CA$72,035

 /yr
Range: CA$63k - CA$97k

CA$63k

CA$97k

CA$62,589 - CA$96,958 Range

NTT DATA
3.7

NTT DATA

Systems Administrator

CA$51,906

 /yr
Range: CA$47k - CA$84k

CA$47k

CA$84k

CA$47,342 - CA$84,014 Range

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Robert Half
3.7

Robert Half

Systems Administrator

CA$86,025

 /yr
Range: CA$77k - CA$97k

CA$77k

CA$97k

CA$76,697 - CA$97,149 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Systems Administrator

CA$73,461

 /yr
Range: CA$61k - CA$91k

CA$61k

CA$91k

CA$61,292 - CA$90,909 Range

CompuCom
3

CompuCom

Systems Administrator

CA$72,056

 /yr
Range: CA$52k - CA$97k

CA$52k

CA$97k

CA$51,645 - CA$96,958 Range

Afilias
3.5

Afilias

Systems Administrator

CA$82,953

 /yr
Range: CA$63k - CA$103k

CA$63k

CA$103k

CA$63,242 - CA$103,404 Range

Klick
3.8

Klick

Systems Administrator

CA$53,797

 /yr
Range: CA$39k - CA$67k

CA$39k

CA$67k

CA$39,045 - CA$66,864 Range

Capital Region Housing
2.7

Capital Region Housing

Systems Administrator

CA$82,300

 /yr
Range: CA$76k - CA$92k

CA$76k

CA$92k

CA$75,757 - CA$92,166 Range

LINKBYNET
3.2

LINKBYNET

Systems Administrator

CA$66,355

 /yr
Range: CA$52k - CA$75k

CA$52k

CA$75k

CA$52,274 - CA$75,316 Range

Sid Lee
3.4

Sid Lee

Systems Administrator

CA$68,020

 /yr
Range: CA$53k - CA$71k

CA$53k

CA$71k

CA$53,201 - CA$70,946 Range

Ormuco
3.4

Ormuco

Systems Administrator

CA$98,191

 /yr
Range: CA$78k - CA$126k

CA$78k

CA$126k

CA$78,007 - CA$125,927 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Systems Administrator

CA$74,084

 /yr
Range: CA$73k - CA$82k

CA$73k

CA$82k

CA$73,492 - CA$81,899 Range

DXC Technology
3.3

DXC Technology

Systems Administrator

CA$69,844

 /yr
Range: CA$62k - CA$85k

CA$62k

CA$85k

CA$61,963 - CA$85,486 Range

D2L
4.4

D2L

Systems Administrator

CA$71,696

 /yr
Range: CA$70k - CA$77k

CA$70k

CA$77k

CA$70,325 - CA$77,272 Range

MDA
3.6

MDA

Systems Administrator

CA$78,008

 /yr
Range: CA$65k - CA$102k

CA$65k

CA$102k

CA$64,507 - CA$102,475 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Systems Administrator salaries

The average salary for a Systems Administrator is CA$69,198 in Canada. Salaries estimates are based on 830 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator employees in Canada.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator in Canada is CA$94,853 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator in Canada is CA$50,482 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$52,000
per year
A System Administrator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$76,174
per year
A Network and Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $76,174 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$70,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Calgary Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$87,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$59,177
per year
A Network and Computer Systems Administrator in the Winnipeg Area area reported making $59,177 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Winnipeg Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$72,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$73,512
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $73,512 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Linux Systems Administrator in the Ottawa Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Ottawa Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment