$109,757
Avg. Salary
$44.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$9,781

Profit Sharing

$4,250

The average pay for an Information Security Manager is $44.49 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Security Manager is $109,757 per year.

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MEDIAN $109,757
$74,554 - $144,655
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$0$154K
Salary $74,554 - $144,655
Bonus $1,578 - $20,242
Profit Sharing $869 - $15,663
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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$74,286 - $154,751
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,815
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $19.57 - $87.59
Overtime $47.20
Annual Data $0$154K
Bonus $1,578 - $20,242
Profit Sharing $869 - $15,663
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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$74,286 - $154,751
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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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Popular Skills for Information Security Manager

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: $114,215

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

Information Security Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Security Manager?

Information Security Manager in Wharton:
Pros: Like the developmental environment, feel my work is important.
Cons: To much other duties as assigned, management does not understand my job or tasks, working around stakeholders.

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.

Information Security Manager in Denver:
"Know who your supporters are."
Know who your supporters are, expand a belief in security through actively networking with them, and those that don't support. Don't be a "NO" person.Make security happen by balancing the business needs with CIA. Remember that the business needs are what drive security... Not the other way around.

Information Security Manager in Huntsville:
"Limited upward mobility."
Company management will promise you have a career path when in actuality your only chance for advancement would be a series of lateral moves.

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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 259 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Information Security Manager Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$114,000

▼11%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Information Security Manager Salaries



National Average
$114,000





Risk Management / Risk Control
▼3%

Network Security Management
▼4%



Security Testing and Auditing
▼5%

Project Management
▼5%

IT Risk
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 259 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 7%