Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salary

A Chief Security Officer (CSO) earns an average salary of $111,364 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Security Risk Management and IT Security & Infrastructure. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$75,728 - $178,783
(Median)
$76K
$110K
$180K
MEDIAN: $111,364
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$75,728 - $178,783  
   
Bonus
$1,927 - $28,594  
Profit Sharing
$7,000 - $13,481  
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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$41,600 - $194,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$111,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

Security Risk Management
up arrow 26%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 24%

National Average
$111,000

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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