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Privacy Officer Salary

Median pay for Privacy Officers in the United States is around $71K per year. There are far more female Privacy Officers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,235 - $117,447
(Median)
$46K
$71K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,960
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$10.27 - $44.87
(Median)
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$22
$45
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$46,235 - $117,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
Total Pay (?
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$37,168 - $117,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $44.87  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $30.89  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
   
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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$37,168 - $117,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Privacy Officer

  • Respond to breaches and privacy problems, working to mitigate exposure.
  • Train and educate staff and vendors on privacy policies, explaining consequences.
  • Assist with and conduct risk assessments and risk reduction strategies.
  • Audit compliance to privacy policies, reporting on findings.
  • Answer questions about privacy, regulations, laws, and reporting.

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Privacy Officers only report a few specific skills. Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like HIPAA Compliance. Employees educated in HIPAA Compliance are typically practiced in Regulatory Compliance, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Privacy Officer

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $59K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $79K. For Privacy Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $77K. Privacy Officers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $80K.

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Experience Affects Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Privacy Officer Salaries

National Average
$67,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 13%
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