The average salary for a Mid-Career Information Security Officer is $90,987.
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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 …Read more
Information Security Officer Tasks
- Implement and monitor information security requirements, policies, and compliance.
- Assist with regulatory and data transfer procedures.
- Document and communicate policies, queries, vulnerabilities, and current state of the system.
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Information Security Officer
Security Risk Management
IT Security & Infrastructure
Skills in Security Risk Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and Cyber Security are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Testing and Auditing and Security Policies and Procedures.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Officer
An entry-level Information Security Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,505 based on 21 salaries. An early career Information Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,741 based on 344 salaries. An experienced Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,596 based on 509 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,769.
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Employees with Information Security Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (19.1% more) and Miami, Florida (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (5.2% less), Huntsville, Alabama (2.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.3% less).
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