The average salary for an Information Security Specialist is C$86,543 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$60,445 - C$103,354
C$60K
C$79K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$78,921
10%
50%
90%
C$28.49 - C$118
C$65
MEDIAN: C$65.00
50%
C$0C$128K
Salary C$60,445 - C$103,354
Bonus C$3,000 - C$16,000
Profit Sharing C$2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$62,196 - C$128,802
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data C$0C$117
Hourly Rate C$65.00
Overtime C$58.64
Annual Data C$0C$128K
Bonus C$3,000 - C$16,000
Profit Sharing C$2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$62,196 - C$128,802
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Information Security Specialist

Information security specialists are in charge of developing and implementing security measures for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing existing security procedures and suggesting changes to upper management for increased efficient and extra security. Information security specialists present their findings to managers and recommend new technologies or policy modifications. They also research security measures and concerns to develop effective strategies to mitigate security risks, as well as develop systems and techniques to handle sensitive information in a confidential way.

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Information Security Specialist Tasks

  • Design audits of computer systems to ensure operational security and protection from attack.
  • Oversee and monitor routine administration of the information security department.
  • Coordinate with other departments to promote awareness and training on security protocols.
  • Implement, monitor, and maintain policies and standards for information technology-related controls.

Information Security Specialist Pay By Employer

$0$118K

$75,000

$49,000

Information Security Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$83,399

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Key Stats for Information Security Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Information Security Specialist Salaries

Entry-Level
▲14%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
C$83,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Skills That Affect Information Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲8%

National Average
C$83,000

Security Policies and Procedures
▼3%

Security Risk Management
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%