Chief Information Security Officer Salary (United States)

A Chief Information Security Officer earns an average salary of $128,358 per year.
Chief Information Security Officer Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$72,049 - $197,918
(Median)
72K
100K
130K
170K
200K
MEDIAN: $128,358
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$72,049 - $197,918  
   
Bonus
$20.13 - $48,779  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$72,617 - $239,453  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 210
Is Chief Information Security Officer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:
Job Description for Chief Information Security Officer
Chief information security officers oversee information systems and company security for their organization. This person is expected to evaluate, report on, and suggest new ideas related to any security threats that the company currently faces, helping protect vital information and strategies. The chief information security officer typically works with a team that he or she has appointed to effectively develop the steps necessary to protect the company’s interests. Further this person must provide advice and leadership related to existing administrative security policies; this could include auditing the current systems in place, as well as directing and implementing new standards.
Read More...
Chief Information Security Officer Tasks
  • Develop contingency plans and manage security breaches.
  • Supervise development and application of security procedures and protocols.
  • Provide information and training regarding information technology and security systems.
  • Maintain procedures, standards, and policies to protect the privacy and integrity of data.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and security policies.

Chief Information Security Officer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officer
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Princeton
up arrow 62%
New York
up arrow 28%
National Average
$141,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Chief Information Security Officer Salaries

National Average
$141,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 32%
Entry-Level
up arrow 46%

Skills That Affect Chief Information Security Officer Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 5%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 4%
Security Risk Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
$141,000
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 49 votes.
Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 2%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -