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Information Security Officer Salary

The average salary for an Information Security Officer is $85,281 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Security Risk Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$48,970 - $134,340
(Median)
$49K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,281
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$10.93 - $56.41
(Median)
$11
$24
$56
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,970 - $134,340  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,753  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,213  
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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$47,686 - $143,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 822
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $56.41  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $66.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,753  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,213  
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).
)
$47,686 - $143,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Information Security Officer

Information security officers are primarily responsible for ensuring data security within their organization. They are in charge of implementing effective technology solutions that prevent internal and external malicious users from compromising data integrity. They install a variety of hardware devices such as routers that ensure data protection by requiring credentials before accessing sensitive data. Additionally, information security officers install software applications that filter network traffic to avoid unwanted intrusions.

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Information Security Officer Tasks

  • Oversee training, policies, and practices, including audits, to ensure systems are securely operated.
  • Identify risks by role, software, information type, and other categories and define acceptable and mitigation strategies.
  • Document and communicate policies, queries, vulnerabilities, and current state of the system.
  • Implement and monitor information security requirements, policies, and compliance.
  • Assist with regulatory and data transfer procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Officer

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What is it like working as an Information Security Officer?

Information Security Officer in New York:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: After implementing a Information Security and Business Continuity program, there has been a better corporate culture and control of information and processes. The program gives organization importance.
Cons: Hard to gain management support at all times. Feel underpaid for the amount of work that I have completed and continue to do.

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Experience Affects Information Security Officer Salaries



National Average
$85,000



Skills That Affect Information Security Officer Salaries



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National Average
$85,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 196 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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