Privacy Officer Salary

Pay for Privacy Officers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $70K annually. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Female Privacy Officers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. The majority of Privacy Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$47,584 - $107,728
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$70K
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MEDIAN: $69,707
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$9.93 - $31.97
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Salary
$47,584 - $107,728  
   
Bonus
$15,000  
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$44,352 - $103,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $31.97  
   
Overtime
$26.25  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$15,000  
   
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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$44,352 - $103,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Privacy Officer

A privacy officer is responsible for ensuring that all departments within their company follow company privacy practices and perform privacy-related departmental audits. They may have to represent the company in legal proceedings related to possible violations of privacy policy. The privacy officer position also requires expertise with computer systems, as audits must be conducted on computer and physical storage. Other tasks performed by the privacy officer include ensuring that document disposal procedures have been established and are being followed correctly by all departments and employees, as well as interacting with employees at all levels of the company on privacy issues and training department heads on following current privacy rules and any new procedures and policies. Privacy officers may also travel to attend conventions and training, advising managers in their organization about needed updates to privacy-related rules and procedures. Additionally, they submit proposals on how to improve current practices, including how to make them more cost-effective.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Privacy Officer

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $55K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $74K. Privacy Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $96K. Privacy Officers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $76K.

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Key Stats for Privacy Officer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Privacy Officer Salaries

▲46%

Late-Career
▲15%

▲13%

National Average
$66,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Privacy Officer Salaries



National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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