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Privacy Officer Salary (United States)

The average Privacy Officer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $69K annually. Job satisfaction for Privacy Officers is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. There are far more female Privacy Officers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Privacy Officer Salary (?
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$45,615 - $114,310
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MEDIAN: $68,509
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Privacy Officer Salary (?
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$13.28 - $37.19
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National Salary Data

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$45,615 - $114,310  
   
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$0.00 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$36,815 - $111,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$13.28 - $37.19  
   
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$0.00 - $9,933  
   
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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$36,815 - $111,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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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Survey results show that Privacy Officers typically report just a few professional skills. Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include HIPAA Compliance. HIPAA Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are also commonly seen together.

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Experience Affects Privacy Officer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Privacy Officer Salaries

National Average
$64,000
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%
HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%