The average salary for a Senior Security Consultant in Canada is C$92,108.
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Job Description for Senior Security Consultant
Senior security consultants are responsible for providing effective system security recommendations for their organization. They analyze security settings and subsequently give advice to their organization, as well as check for security risks and take specific steps to highten security levels. These consultants help minimize security risks by using specialized techniques and scripts. They also monitor user activities and suggest changes to system procedures, as well as strengthen the security of…Read more
Senior Security Consultant Tasks
- Assess vulnerability of information systems through usage of various software security tools.
- Conduct interviews to gain customer information and maintain customer relationships.
- Prepare and deliver risk analysis reports based on findings.
- Identify security risks and provide improvement suggestions.
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Popular Skills for Senior Security Consultant
Security Risk Management
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Policies and Procedures
Skills in Cyber Security and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Penetration Testing, IT Security & Infrastructure and Security Risk Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Security Consultant
An early career Senior Security Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$79,075 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Security Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$92,453 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Senior Security Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$95,110 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$92,500.
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Employees with Senior Security Consultant in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 10.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (9.8% less), Calgary, Alberta (7.7% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.7% less).
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