Chief Privacy & Security Officers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $106K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Male Chief Privacy & Security Officers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chief Privacy & Security Officers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,730 - $170,145
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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.