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Information Security Manager Salary

National Average
$59,500 $126,991 /year $158,500
$61 /hour
National Average
$4,958 $10,582 /month $13,208
$61 /hour
National Average
$1,144 $2,442 /week $3,048
$61 /hour
National Average
$28.61 $61 /hour $76.20
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $158,000 $13,166 $3,038 $76
75th Percentile $143,500 $11,958 $2,759 $69
Average $126,991 $10,582 $2,442 $61
25th Percentile $108,500 $9,041 $2,086 $52
Information Security Manager Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does an Information Security Manager make?

As of May 16, 2022, the average annual pay for an Information Security Manager in the United States is $126,991 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $61.05 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,442/week or $10,583/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $158,500 and as low as $59,500, the majority of Information Security Manager salaries currently range between $108,500 (25th percentile) to $143,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $158,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Information Security Manager varies greatly (by as much as $35,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Information Security Manager job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Information Security Manager in your area makes on average $129,109 per year, or $2,118 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $126,991. Virginia ranks number 24 out of 50 states nationwide for Information Security Manager salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Information Security Manager jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as an Information Security Manager on ZipRecruiter today.

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Information Security Manager Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Information Security Manager job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Cruz, CA and Santa Rosa, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Rosa, CA beats the national average by $21,952 (17.3%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $26,884 (21.2%) above the $126,991 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Information Security Manager appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 8% between Sunnyvale, CA and San Mateo, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Information Security Manager role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$153,876$12,823$2,959$73.98
Santa Cruz, CA$152,838$12,736$2,939$73.48
Santa Rosa, CA$148,943$12,412$2,864$71.61
Williston, ND$146,174$12,181$2,811$70.28
Manhattan, NY$145,790$12,149$2,804$70.09
Barnstable Town, MA$144,848$12,071$2,786$69.64
Cambridge, MA$144,235$12,020$2,774$69.34
Arlington, VA$143,174$11,931$2,753$68.83
Dickinson, ND$142,298$11,858$2,736$68.41
San Mateo, CA$142,010$11,834$2,731$68.27

What are Top 5 Best Paying Related Information Security Manager Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Information Security Manager job category that pay more per year than a typical Information Security Manager salary. Top examples of these roles include: Information Security Architect, Lead Security Engineer, and Senior Information Security Engineer.

Importantly, these example jobs are paid between $400 (0.3%) and $19,310 (15.2%) more than the average Information Security Manager salary of $126,991. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Information Security Manager jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Information Security Manager position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Information Security Architect$146,301$12,192$2,813$70.34
Lead Security Engineer$132,094$11,008$2,540$63.51
Senior Information Security Engineer$129,647$10,804$2,493$62.33
Lead Information Security Engineer$128,181$10,682$2,465$61.63
Security Program Manager$127,391$10,616$2,450$61.25
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.