Chief Privacy & Security Officer Salary

Generous salaries abound for Chief Privacy & Security Officers in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($109K) per year. Job satisfaction for Chief Privacy & Security Officers is high. In this profession, a strong majority enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a majority have vision insurance, as well. Men make up the majority of Chief Privacy & Security Officers (65 percent) survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to 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

  • 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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Survey takers who work as Chief Privacy & Security Officers usually report a few specific skills. Security Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Security Risk Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Regulatory Compliance.

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Experience Affects Chief Privacy & Security Officer Salaries

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National Average

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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%