HIPAA Privacy Officer Salary

The average HIPAA Privacy Officer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $56K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female HIPAA Privacy Officers make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,584 - $96,373
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MEDIAN: $56,344
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$12.40 - $27.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$43,584 - $96,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Total Pay (?
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$34,502 - $91,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $27.19  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
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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$34,502 - $91,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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

Pay by Experience for a HIPAA Privacy Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level HIPAA Privacy Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A HIPAA Privacy Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced HIPAA Privacy Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 18 salaries. A HIPAA Privacy Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for HIPAA Privacy Officer

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects HIPAA Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲92%

Experienced
▲49%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 7%
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