Experienced Security Manager, IT Salary

Experienced IT Security Managers can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $107K per year on average. For the most part, Experienced IT Security Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$73,305 - $146,356
MEDIAN: $107,178

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Salary $73,305 - $146,356
Bonus $2,013 - $25,532
Profit Sharing $8,000
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$72,550 - $165,373
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $113,758

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced IT Security Managers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Experienced IT Security Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+4 percent) and Dallas (+1 percent). In Houston, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Security Manager, IT


9 %
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Security Manager, IT Salaries

Cyber Security

Computer Security

Network Security Management

Security Risk Management

Security Policies and Procedures

Security Testing and Auditing

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 3%