An Information Security Manager earns an average salary of $105,768 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Cyber Security and IT Risk.
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MEDIAN: $105,768
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$11.92 - $71.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,738 - $140,030  
   
Bonus
$989 - $20,243  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $19,183  
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$72,322 - $150,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 867
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $71.67  
   
Overtime
$51.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$989 - $20,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$618 - $19,183  
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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$72,322 - $150,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Information Security Manager

Information security managers are in charge of maintaining security protocols throughout their organizations. They are responsible for creating strategies to increase network and internet security related to different projects. They handle a team of IT professionals to ensure easy access to data while maintaining high standards in terms of confidentiality and general data security. They also often work to find and prevent issues related to software or hardware equipment used by different teams within the company. Information security managers also review current security policies and update requirements in accordance with the sensitivity of the data. They also implement checks to avoid data corruption and identity theft by setting privacy rules. They deploy operating system updates to ensure effective working equipment. They do regular maintenance checks in all servers, switches, routers and other connectivity devices.

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Information Security Manager Tasks

  • Create and execute policy and audit plans, and identify security risks and operation needs.
  • Review configuration and updates to ensure software and infrastructure are protected.
  • Lead security training and communicate policies.
  • Assist in migrating information assets and environments into compliant, secure systems.
  • Manage security testing platforms, including leading forensic investigations and mitigation procedures.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $108,918

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Q: What is it like working as an Information Security Manager?

Information Security Manager in Washington:
"Overview."
Pros: Drilling down into an organization and finding out about their security posture. Seeing how best both organizations can work together to accomplish a shared goal.
Cons: Internal politics.

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Key Stats for Information Security Manager

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Information Security Manager Salaries



National Average
$109,000



Skills That Affect Information Security Manager Salaries


IT Risk
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Project Management
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National Average
$109,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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