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The average pay for an Information Security Manager with Computer Security skills is $65.00 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Security Manager with Computer Security skills is $120,449 per year.

MEDIAN $65.00
MEDIAN $120,449
$80,284 - $162,744
MEDIAN: $120,449

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Salary $80,284 - $162,744
Bonus $5,106 - $22,021
Profit Sharing $7,950
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$83,464 - $181,056
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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.


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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Information Security Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working in San Diego, California?

Information Security Manager in San Diego, California:
Pros: The Culture
Cons: Cost of living

Information Security Manager in Washington, District of Columbia:
"The pay could be better aligned to match workload."
Pros: Northrop Grumman is an OK company to work for I like the winter shutdown I believe that's great.
Cons: I'm not fairly paid to be honest.

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:
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.

Key Stats for Information Security Manager


19 %
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


19 %
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%