How much does a Systems Administrator make?

Updated Oct. 18, 2021
$70,639 /yr
Average Base Pay

994 salaries

$52K

Low

$71K

Average

$97K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Systems Administrator is $70,639 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 994 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems Administrator$70,639 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Administrator$88,112 /yr
Career Path

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BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Systems Administrator

$82,959

 /yr
Range: $66K - $130K
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$66K

$130K

$65,594 - $129,695 Range

Internap Corporation
2.9

Internap Corporation

Systems Administrator

$54,364

 /yr
Range: $46K - $62K

$46K

$62K

$46,026 - $62,038 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Systems Administrator

$89,042

 /yr
Range: $78K - $99K

$78K

$99K

$78,116 - $98,947 Range

Bell Canada
3.9

Bell Canada

Systems Administrator

$71,231

 /yr
Range: $64K - $79K

$64K

$79K

$63,747 - $78,640 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Systems Administrator

$78,659

 /yr
Range: $61K - $100K

$61K

$100K

$60,879 - $100,008 Range

FX Innovation
4.5

FX Innovation

Systems Administrator

$74,992

 /yr
Range: $59K - $84K

$59K

$84K

$58,566 - $83,997 Range

Afilias
3.6

Afilias

Systems Administrator

$88,532

 /yr
Range: $69K - $105K

$69K

$105K

$69,037 - $105,318 Range

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CGI
3.8

CGI

Systems Administrator

$62,497

 /yr
Range: $35K - $95K

$35K

$95K

$35,350 - $95,193 Range

CompuCom
3.1

CompuCom

Systems Administrator

$73,390

 /yr
Range: $53K - $99K

$53K

$99K

$52,601 - $98,752 Range

Klick
3.8

Klick

Systems Administrator

$54,793

 /yr
Range: $40K - $68K

$40K

$68K

$39,767 - $68,102 Range

NTT DATA
3.7

NTT DATA

Systems Administrator

$51,182

 /yr
Range: $48K - $86K

$48K

$86K

$48,218 - $85,569 Range

Ubisoft
3.9

Ubisoft

Systems Administrator

$84,324

 /yr
Range: $62K - $93K

$62K

$93K

$62,427 - $92,592 Range

Ormuco
3.2

Ormuco

Systems Administrator

$105,564

 /yr
Range: $79K - $156K

$79K

$156K

$79,451 - $156,232 Range

Capital Region Housing
2.3

Capital Region Housing

Systems Administrator

$83,823

 /yr
Range: $77K - $94K

$77K

$94K

$77,159 - $93,872 Range

D2L
4.3

D2L

Systems Administrator

$72,656

 /yr
Range: $64K - $79K

$64K

$79K

$64,000 - $78,702 Range

OpenText
3.6

OpenText

Systems Administrator

$72,908

 /yr
Range: $68K - $101K

$68K

$101K

$68,242 - $101,390 Range

Nova Networks
3

Nova Networks

Systems Administrator

$48,827

 /yr
Range: $47K - $109K

$47K

$109K

$46,926 - $109,363 Range

MDA
3.6

MDA

Systems Administrator

$79,452

 /yr
Range: $76K - $104K

$76K

$104K

$75,953 - $104,372 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Systems Administrator

$75,455

 /yr
Range: $75K - $106K

$75K

$106K

$74,852 - $106,415 Range

OANDA
3.1

OANDA

Systems Administrator

$86,696

 /yr
Range: $77K - $101K

$77K

$101K

$76,807 - $100,511 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Systems Administrator is $70,639 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Systems Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 994 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Administrator in Canada is $96,559 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Administrator in Canada is $51,677 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$78,902
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $78,902 per year
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$89,116
per year
A Technical Implementation Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $89,116 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$69,784
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Edmonton Area area reported making $69,784 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Edmonton Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
A Systems Administrator in the Halifax Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$64,000
per year
A Systems Administrator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private