Average Chief Information Security Officer Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer in Canada is C$149,204.
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C$111k - C$203k
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C$116k - C$246k

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Job Description for Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer Tasks
  • Maintain procedures, standards, and policies to protect the privacy and integrity of data.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and security policies.
  • Provide information and training regarding information technology and security systems.
  • Develop contingency plans and manage security breaches.
  • Supervise development and application of security procedures and protocols.

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Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officer

Skills in Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Leadership, Cyber Security and Security Risk Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officer

An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$146,362 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$159,958.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Chief Information Security Officer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (14.0% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.2% less).

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