Security Manager, IT Salary
The average pay for a Security Manager, IT is $102,042 per year. A skill in Cyber Security is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$65,254 - $140,254|
|Bonus||$1,935 - $22,754|
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|$65,782 - $152,733|
|Bonus||$1,935 - $22,754|
|Total Pay (||$65,782 - $152,733|
Job Description for Security Manager, IT
Security managers in information technology (IT) work for a variety of organizations, both governmental and private, by managing and supervising computer systems/software engineers, programmers, and other staff. Ultimately, they are responsible for the security of their company's computer systems and must be capable of anticipating and detecting possible breaches and intrusions using complex equipment and detection methodologies.Read More...
IT security managers direct their staff to install and calibrate computer security software on a regular basis. They generally delegate assignments to staff members to implement and design preventive measures for their computer systems, and check in with them regularly regarding project deadlines. They themselves usually report to upper-level managers.
Those in this position must always stay up-to-date with current technologies and new possible threats to their computer systems, and may even be responsible for hiring vendors or contractors if necessary.
A bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering and relevant work experience are generally required for this position, and some employers may prefer those with master's degrees. Strong written verbal and communication skills are important, and these managers are required to attend various education workshops and conferences to stay up-to-date with emerging threats to their company's cyber-security. Some travel may be required depending on the nature and size of the organization, and high security clearance may be required for some positions. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Security Manager, IT Tasks
- Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
- Work with senior management to design and implement security master plan.
- Plan, direct, and coordinate internal information technology security, including technology, software, policies, application security, access control, and corporate data safeguards.
- Act as resource for security technical information and problem solving.
- Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
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Pay by Experience for a Security Manager, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Manager, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Manager, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Security Manager, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 134 salaries. A Security Manager, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 38 salaries.
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