Compensation for Experienced Information Security Officers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($102K). Cash earnings for Experienced Information Security Officers — which occasionally include more than $21K from bonuses and more than $11K from profit sharing — stretch from around $69K to approximately $153K. Most Experienced Information Security Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. The vast majority (80 percent) of Experienced Information Security Officers who answered the questionnaire are male. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$68,157 - $144,960
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MEDIAN: $101,690
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National Salary Data (?
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$68,157 - $144,960  
   
Bonus
$502 - $20,532  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $11,234  
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$68,746 - $153,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 329

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $103,725

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Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Information Security Officers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 40 percent above the national average. Experienced Information Security Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+40 percent), Chicago (+35 percent), Washington (+23 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). Experienced Information Security Officers in Colorado Springs make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Workers in Atlanta and Huntsville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Information Security Officer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Information Security Officer Salaries

Computer Security
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Testing and Auditing
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National Average
$104,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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