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How much does a Systems Administrator make?

Updated Aug. 1, 2021
$69,590 /yr
Average Base Pay

925 salaries

$51K

Low

$70K

Average

$95K

High

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The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $69,590 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 925 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator employees.

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Systems Administrator$69,590 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Administrator$87,353 /yr
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BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Systems Administrator

$81,857

 /yr
Range: $65K - $128K
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$65K

$128K

$64,723 - $127,974 Range

Internap Corporation
2.8

Internap Corporation

Systems Administrator

$53,642

 /yr
Range: $45K - $61K

$45K

$61K

$45,415 - $61,214 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Systems Administrator

$87,860

 /yr
Range: $77K - $98K

$77K

$98K

$77,079 - $97,634 Range

Bell Canada
3.9

Bell Canada

Systems Administrator

$70,286

 /yr
Range: $63K - $78K

$63K

$78K

$62,901 - $77,596 Range

FX Innovation
4.4

FX Innovation

Systems Administrator

$73,996

 /yr
Range: $58K - $83K

$58K

$83K

$57,788 - $82,882 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Systems Administrator

$85,228

 /yr
Range: $52K - $103K

$52K

$103K

$52,426 - $102,922 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Systems Administrator

$61,954

 /yr
Range: $35K - $94K

$35K

$94K

$34,881 - $93,930 Range

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CompuCom
3.1

CompuCom

Systems Administrator

$72,416

 /yr
Range: $52K - $97K

$52K

$97K

$51,903 - $97,442 Range

Klick
3.8

Klick

Systems Administrator

$54,066

 /yr
Range: $39K - $67K

$39K

$67K

$39,240 - $67,198 Range

Afilias
3.6

Afilias

Systems Administrator

$85,362

 /yr
Range: $68K - $104K

$68K

$104K

$68,120 - $103,920 Range

NTT DATA
3.7

NTT DATA

Systems Administrator

$50,503

 /yr
Range: $48K - $84K

$48K

$84K

$47,578 - $84,433 Range

Capital Region Housing
2.3

Capital Region Housing

Systems Administrator

$82,711

 /yr
Range: $76K - $93K

$76K

$93K

$76,135 - $92,626 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Systems Administrator

$76,634

 /yr
Range: $62K - $91K

$62K

$91K

$61,598 - $91,363 Range

OpenText
3.6

OpenText

Systems Administrator

$71,941

 /yr
Range: $67K - $100K

$67K

$100K

$67,336 - $100,044 Range

Ormuco
3.7

Ormuco

Systems Administrator

$98,681

 /yr
Range: $78K - $127K

$78K

$127K

$78,396 - $126,555 Range

MDA
3.5

MDA

Systems Administrator

$78,398

 /yr
Range: $75K - $103K

$75K

$103K

$74,945 - $102,986 Range

D2L
4.3

D2L

Systems Administrator

$72,054

 /yr
Range: $71K - $78K

$71K

$78K

$70,676 - $77,657 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Systems Administrator

$74,454

 /yr
Range: $74K - $105K

$74K

$105K

$73,858 - $105,000 Range

OANDA
3.1

OANDA

Systems Administrator

$85,546

 /yr
Range: $76K - $99K

$76K

$99K

$76,000 - $99,177 Range

Savoir-faire Linux
3.5

Savoir-faire Linux

Systems Administrator

$65,733

 /yr
Range: $54K - $77K

$54K

$77K

$53,503 - $76,845 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a a Systems Administrator is $69,590 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 925 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a a Systems Administrator in Canada is $94,915 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Systems Administrator in Canada is $51,022 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent systems administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$35,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $35,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A System Administrator in the Montreal Area area reported making $115,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$20
hourly
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$47
hourly
A Learning Management Systems Administrator in the Calgary Area area reported making $47 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Calgary Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Windsor Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Windsor Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Calgary Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private