Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) is $135,768 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are IT Security & Infrastructure and Security Risk Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$62,346 - $246,581
$62K
$150K
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MEDIAN: $146,568
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$15.54 - $118.75
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MEDIAN: $21.05
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$0$258K
Salary $62,346 - $246,581
Bonus $39.73 - $98,633
Profit Sharing $10,000
Total Pay (?
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$54,248 - $258,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data $0$118
Hourly Rate $21.05
Annual Data $0$258K
Bonus $39.73 - $98,633
Profit Sharing $10,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,248 - $258,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Chief security officers (CSO) are generally responsible for creating and maintaining a safe environment within a company, which involves ensuring protection of the company’s assets, information, and employees. They are also responsible for coordinating crisis/security management programs and efforts throughout the company and informing all employees of changes to the company's security policies.

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Chief Security Officer (CSO) Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Security Officer (CSO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Security Officer (CSO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Chief Security Officer (CSO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 54 salaries. A Chief Security Officer (CSO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 46 salaries.

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Key Stats for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

▲10%

National Average
$149,000

▼12%

Mid-Career
▼33%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲53%


National Average
$149,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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