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Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) is $126,690 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are IT Security & Infrastructure and Security Risk Management.
$72,510 - $181,833
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MEDIAN: $126,689
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$72,510 - $181,833  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $40,350  
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$58,734 - $212,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
United States (change)

Job Description for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

  • Develop contingency plans and manage security breaches.
  • Supervise development and application of security procedures and protocols.
  • Provide information and training regarding information technology and security systems.
  • Maintain procedures, standards, and policies to protect the privacy and integrity of data.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and security policies.

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Experience Affects Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$123,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 23%

Security Risk Management
up arrow 22%

National Average
$123,000

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%