The average pay for a Security Analyst is C$60,826 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Security Testing and Auditing, Security Risk Management, and Security Policies and Procedures. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$43,538 - C$90,174
C$44K
C$63K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$63,085
10%
50%
90%
C$15.21 - C$48.72
C$15
C$29
C$49
MEDIAN: C$28.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$43,538 - C$90,174
Bonus C$142 - C$10,193
Profit Sharing C$102 - C$35,722
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$42,391 - C$94,551
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 216
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$15.21 - C$48.72
Overtime C$25.76 - C$45.46
Annual Data C$0C$94K
Bonus C$142 - C$10,193
Profit Sharing C$102 - C$35,722
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$42,391 - C$94,551
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Security Analyst

Aspiring security analysts should be experienced in cybersecurity and able to succeed in a fast-paced, constantly-changing work environment, as security analysts work to maintain the integrity of company networks, as well as diagnose and quickly resolve network problems as they arise. They must be able to proactively identify risks to the network and promptly address and neutralize these threats, and knowledge of security log fundamentals is essential. Prior experience with escalation patterns, hardening systems, firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spam, secure electronic data transmission, and anti-malware is also important.

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Security Analyst Tasks

  • Conduct daily project coordination of assigned accounts.
  • Give security advice and guidance to technical contacts.
  • Guide clients in defining and implementing overall security strategy, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and manage status calls with each assigned account.
  • Perform security assessments, risk analysis and vulnerability testing and reviews.

Security Analyst Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Security Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Security Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Security Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 20 salaries. A Security Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$96,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,198

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Key Stats for Security Analyst

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Security Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

▲26%

▲9%

National Average
C$64,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Security Analyst Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲39%

Security Risk Management
▲15%



National Average
C$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%