C$79,617
Avg. Salary
C$40.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$9,798

Bonus

C$5,635

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Information Security Specialist is C$40.00 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Security Specialist is C$79,617 per year.

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C$13.40
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C$121.20
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MEDIAN C$40.00
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C$56k
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C$116k
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MEDIAN C$79,617
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MEDIAN: C$79,617
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Salary C$56,314 - C$115,891
Bonus C$2,970 - C$15,152
Profit Sharing C$5,635
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$60,124 - C$122,621
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data C$0C$121
Hourly Rate C$13.40 - C$121
Overtime C$49.78
Annual Data C$0C$122K
Bonus C$2,970 - C$15,152
Profit Sharing C$5,635
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$60,124 - C$122,621
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

10%

National Average: C$82,972

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Information Security Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Security Specialist?

Information Security Specialist in Montréal:
"A lot of stuff to put in place."
Pros: The human centered vision of the CEO is really the force of the company. The work/life balance, and the social decision took with this in mind are really something to be proud of.
Cons: Even if the CEO has a vision, not all managers share the same so they sometimes take action going against the word preached by higher management level. Also many managers are here "by default", without any background nor mentor helping them to be better manager ...

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Key Stats for Information Security Specialist

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Information Security Specialist Salaries

Entry-Level
▲15%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
C$83,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Skills That Affect Information Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲9%

National Average
C$83,000

Security Policies and Procedures
▼2%

Security Risk Management
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%