December 5, 2017 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Leadership Skills
Security architects earn a median salary of $132,000 nationally, with San Francisco the high-water mark with a median salary of $160,000. Washington D.C. comes in second among major metropolitan areas with a median salary of $145,000.
Information security engineers earn a median of $107,000 in the U.S., with a median salary of $120,000 in San Francisco. Seattle-based information security engineers earn the second-highest, with a median salary of $107,000 and a high of $143,000.
Information security professionals interested in moving up the team ladder need to ensure they are positioning themselves to become executive-level leaders, a task that requires marketing both within and outside the information security arena. These checklists are designed to help you market yourself as you progress toward the chief information security officer (CISO) role.