The average salary for a Security Manager in Canada is C$69,485.
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Job Description for Security Manager
Security managers are employed in a range of industries, from retail to computer technology. Because the work can vary greatly, some employers require that applicants have a bachelor's degree in management, while others prefer work experience over education; this is a managerial position, so most employers require anywhere between three and ten years of experience. Some organizations require their security managers to be proficient in basic office software, such as Microsoft Office programs, wh…Read more
Security Manager Tasks
- Create and implement security standards, policies, and procedures.
- Supervise security staff.
- Plan and coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests or others.
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Popular Skills for Security Manager
Security Policies and Procedures
Security Risk Management
Security Testing and Auditing
Skills in Security Policies and Procedures, Security Risk Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management and Security Testing and Auditing.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Manager
An early career Security Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$56,090 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Security Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,864 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Security Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$73,183 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$77,116.
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Employees with Security Manager in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 16.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (11.4% more) and Montréal, Québec (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (26.9% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.5% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (3.0% less).
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