Information Security Manager Salary

An Information Security Manager earns an average salary of $106,115 per year. A skill in Cyber Security is associated with high pay for this job.
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$74,195 - $141,670
$74K
$110K
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MEDIAN: $107,554
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$10.00 - $86.48
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$0$152K
Salary $74,195 - $141,670
Bonus $999 - $19,976
Profit Sharing $966 - $19,644
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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$73,467 - $152,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 872
Hourly Data $0$86
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $86.48
Overtime $51.95
Annual Data $0$152K
Bonus $999 - $19,976
Profit Sharing $966 - $19,644
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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$73,467 - $152,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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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 by Experience Level for Information Security Manager

Pay by Experience for an Information Security Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Security Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 144 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Security Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 312 salaries. An experienced Information Security Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 496 salaries. An Information Security Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 125 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $111,191

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Information Security Manager Reviews

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 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Information Security Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
$111,000

▼8%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Information Security Manager Salaries







Risk Management / Risk Control
▼0%

National Average
$111,000


Network Security Management
▼2%

Security Testing and Auditing
▼2%

Project Management
▼2%


IT Risk
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 7%
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