Chief Privacy & Security Officer Salary

Chief Privacy & Security Officers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($109K) annually in the United States. The majority of Chief Privacy & Security Officers (65 percent) survey respondents are male. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chief Privacy & Security Officers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,848 - $161,005
MEDIAN: $108,870

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$46,663 - $178,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Job Description for Chief Privacy & Security Officer

Chief privacy and security officers are responsible for the overall security and privacy of a company. These directors must have a strong background in risk management with the ability to recognize and remedy security and privacy breaches, and they are also responsible for overseeing a team which implements security and privacy procedures.


Chief Privacy & Security Officer Tasks

  • Develop and implement company security policies and procedures, and design methods for determining the success of security measures.
  • Supervise security personnel employed by the company and outside vendors hired to provide security services.
  • Plan how to respond to and investigate security breaches, and maintain relationships with law enforcement authorities.
  • Maintain the security of company facilities, personnel, and sensitive data.
  • Advise company management on security, and propose strategies for improving company security.

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Experience Affects Chief Privacy & Security Officer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Chief Privacy & Security Officer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


35 %
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 18%