The average salary for a Security Architect, IT in Canada is C$109,164.
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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…Read more
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Popular Skills for Security Architect, IT
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Risk Management
Security Policies and Procedures
Security Testing and Auditing
Skills in Cyber Security, Security Risk Management and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Testing and Auditing and IT Security & Infrastructure.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Architect, IT
An early career Security Architect, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$85,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Security Architect, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$98,166 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Security Architect, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$114,829 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$115,913.
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Employees with Security Architect, IT in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Québec City, Québec (24.0% less), Montréal, Québec (7.6% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (4.7% less).
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