Information Security Manager Salary (United States)

An Information Security Manager earns an average salary of $99,166 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Information Security Manager Total Pay (?
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$69,124 - $132,238
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MEDIAN: $99,165
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Information Security Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.81 - $61.82
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,124 - $132,238  
   
Bonus
$50.50 - $19,379  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $16,638  
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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$69,079 - $142,387  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 765
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $61.82  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $89.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$50.50 - $19,379  
   
Profit Sharing
$984 - $16,638  
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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$69,079 - $142,387  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 765
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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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$102,000
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Experience Affects Information Security Manager Salaries

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$102,000

Skills That Affect Information Security Manager Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Testing and Auditing
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IT Management
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National Average
$102,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%
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