Chief Privacy & Security Officer Salary

Generous salaries abound for Chief Privacy & Security Officers in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($107K) per year. The majority of Chief Privacy & Security Officers (65 percent) survey respondents are male. Most Chief Privacy & Security Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A fair number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the greater part collect vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,040 - $161,421
MEDIAN: $106,886

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$46,508 - $178,686  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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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Chief Privacy & Security Officers report a narrow range of specific skills. Regulatory Compliance and Security Risk Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Regulatory Compliance and Security Risk Management are also commonly seen together.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Security Risk Management
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Regulatory Compliance
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 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: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 17%