A Security Architect, IT earns an average salary of C$104,949 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Security Policies and Procedures and Security Risk Management.

C$72,885 - C$134,263
C$73K
C$100K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$102,693
10%
50%
90%
C$36.39 - C$87.50
C$39
MEDIAN: C$39.00
50%
C$0C$146K
Salary C$72,885 - C$134,263
Bonus C$3,064 - C$19,667
Profit Sharing C$15,000
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$76,036 - C$146,662
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data C$0C$87
Hourly Rate C$39.00
Overtime C$53.00
Annual Data C$0C$146K
Bonus C$3,064 - C$19,667
Profit Sharing C$15,000
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$76,036 - C$146,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Security Architect, IT

An information technology (IT) security architect is responsible for the network and computer security for their company. At the early stages of the security life cycle, the security architect acts as a project leader to plan, research, and design elements of security. The security architect starts by creating a general design, planning intended features and functionality. Then, the security architect delegates tasks to members of an assigned programming team to develop the modules necessary for the final security structure. After the pieces have been created, the security architect integrates the security modules and begins testing the final security structure to ensure it behaves as intended. The IT security architect then develops the company policies and procedures for how their company's employees will use the security systems. After researching possible authentication protocols, the security architect selects a scheme to use and implements the selected protocols.

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Security Architect, IT Tasks

  • Research, design, and oversee implementation of information technology, systems, and policies for information security in support of business needs.

Security Architect, IT Pay By Employer

$0$145K

$111,583

$118,306

$120,079

Security Architect, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Security Architect, IT

Pay by Experience Level for Security Architect, IT

Pay by Experience for a Security Architect, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Architect, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Architect, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$91,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Security Architect, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$117,000 based on 11 salaries. A Security Architect, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$116,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$105,277

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Key Stats for Security Architect, IT

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Security Architect, IT Salaries

▲11%

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
C$105,000

▼14%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Security Architect, IT Salaries




National Average
C$105,000

Security Testing and Auditing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 5%