HIPAA Privacy Officer Salary

Median pay for HIPAA Privacy Officers in the United States is around $60K 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 (75 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11.33 - $32.68

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
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$39,021 - $98,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,000  
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$33,430 - $95,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $32.68  
   
Overtime
$16.59 - $34.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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$0.00 - $17,000  
   
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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$33,430 - $95,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Job Description for HIPAA Privacy Officer

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

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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.


For many HIPAA Privacy Officers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $48K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $59K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, HIPAA Privacy Officers make $71K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $73K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects HIPAA Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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