Alternate Job Titles: Information Security Director
How much does a Information Security Director make? The median annual Information Security Director salary is $158,480, as of November 30, 2016, with a range usually between $141,779-$179,149, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Information Security Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Information Security Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Information Security Director in the United States is $158,480, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Information Security Director in the United States are expected to make less than $158,480.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Information Security Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Information Security Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of December 2016
Establishes, plans, and administers the overall policies, goals and procedures for the information security function. Initiates, implements and develops information security and disaster discovery programs in accordance with organizational information security standards. Performs and evaluates information risk on a regular time schedule and promotes information security awareness within the organization. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area with at least 8 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description