Salaries for Late-Career Chief Information Security Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($167K) per year. Cash earnings for Late-Career Chief Information Security Officers — including $59K in bonuses and $30K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $125K to $277K depending on individual performance. The majority of Late-Career Chief Information Security Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$121,757 - $242,496
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MEDIAN: $166,556
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$121,757 - $242,496  
   
Bonus
$6,500 - $59,322  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $30,000  
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$125,391 - $276,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $188,488

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Late-Career Chief Information Security Officers working in Atlanta make slightly more than the national average, but overall, geography does not significantly influence pay in this role. Late-Career Chief Information Security Officers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+2 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 14 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Chief Information Security Officer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Chief Information Security Officer Salaries

Security Risk Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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National Average
$188,000

Security Policies and Procedures
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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