Privacy Officer Salary
Privacy Officers in the United States pull down an average of $70K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Privacy Officers making up 76 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$47,825 - $112,852|
|Bonus||$511 - $24,468|
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|$47,158 - $114,360|
|Bonus||$511 - $24,468|
|Total Pay (||$47,158 - $114,360|
Job Description for Privacy Officer
A bachelor's degree in a related field is generally required for privacy officer positions, and a law degree may also be required or preferred. Previous experience in a similar role is typically required or preferred as well. Privacy officers also need to be self-motivated, have strong management skills and have a strong commitment to maintaining privacy within their organization.
Privacy Officer Tasks
- Audit compliance to privacy policies, reporting on findings.
- Answer questions about privacy, regulations, laws, and reporting.
- Assist with and conduct risk assessments and risk reduction strategies.
- Respond to breaches and privacy problems, working to mitigate exposure.
- Train and educate staff and vendors on privacy policies, explaining consequences.
Pay by Experience Level for Privacy Officer
Pay by Experience for a Privacy Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Privacy Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $74,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Privacy Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 23 salaries. A 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 $76,000 based on 8 salaries.
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