An Information Security Manager earns an average salary of $105,400 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Risk Management / Risk Control and IT Risk.
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$72,074 - $139,703
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$72K
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MEDIAN: $105,399
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$11.84 - $72.05
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MEDIAN: $30
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,074 - $139,703  
   
Bonus
$986 - $19,796  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $12,913  
Total Pay (?
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$72,236 - $149,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 899
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $72.05  
   
Overtime
$47.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$986 - $19,796  
   
Profit Sharing
$604 - $12,913  
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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$72,236 - $149,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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

  • Assist in migrating information assets and environments into compliant, secure systems.
  • Manage security testing platforms, including leading forensic investigations and mitigation procedures.
  • Lead security training and communicate policies.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $108,786

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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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Experience Affects Information Security Manager Salaries



National Average
$109,000



Skills That Affect Information Security Manager Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 14%

IT Risk
up arrow 12%


Cyber Security
up arrow 8%

Security Risk Management
up arrow 4%

Computer Security
up arrow 4%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 3%

IT Management
up arrow 2%

Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 2%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 1%

Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 1%

Network Security Management
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$109,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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