HIPAA Privacy Officer Salary

HIPAA Privacy Officers in the United States pull down an average of $58K per year. For the most part, HIPAA Privacy Officers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most HIPAA Privacy Officers survey respondents are women (73 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,176 - $100,222
$43K
$58K
$100K
MEDIAN: $57,879
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$12.51 - $30.00
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MEDIAN: $17.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,176 - $100,222  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
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$34,682 - $95,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
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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$34,682 - $95,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for HIPAA Privacy Officer

HIPAA privacy officers are responsible for ensuring that everyone’s personal and medical information remains confidential in hospital and medical office settings. These officers enforce all office and hospital policy rules when it comes to the information inputted by patients and staff alike into the many databases and files throughout the facility.

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HIPAA Privacy Officer Tasks

  • Design, develop and execute plans for monitoring and ensuring security and privacy of data.
  • Handle requests for protected information, complaints and tips about breaches.
  • Investigate breaches and potential data loss, evaluating solutions and recommending disciplinary actions.
  • Lead organizational groups, including legal and IT teams, in confirming compliance.
  • Identify, communicate and audit compliance risks and concerns, including remediation strategies.

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Pay by Experience Level for HIPAA Privacy Officer

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $46K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $63K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $71K. HIPAA Privacy Officers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $98K.

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Key Stats for HIPAA Privacy Officer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects HIPAA Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲90%

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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