Privacy Officer Salary

The average Privacy Officer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $70K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Privacy Officers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$45,381 - $117,134
(Median)
$45K
$70K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,314
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$10.12 - $44.81
(Median)
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$22
$45
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$45,381 - $117,134  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
Total Pay (?
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$36,852 - $117,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $44.81  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $30.89  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
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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$36,852 - $117,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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 note just a narrow range of job 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. HIPAA Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Privacy Officer

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $58K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $79K. Privacy Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $77K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $80K.

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Experience Affects Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

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 2%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 14%
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