Privacy Officer Salary

Average Privacy Officers in the United States make around $70K annually. The majority of Privacy Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. There are far more female Privacy Officers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent.

$45,484 - $116,824
(Median)
$45K
$70K
$120K
MEDIAN: $70,314
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$10.12 - $44.81
(Median)
$10
$22
$45
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$45,484 - $116,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
Total Pay (?
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$36,942 - $116,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $44.81  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $30.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$36,942 - $116,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Typical Privacy Officers report a focused set of job skills. Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include HIPAA Compliance. Competency in HIPAA Compliance frequently indicates knowledge of Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Privacy Officer

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $58K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $78K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $77K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $80K.

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Experience Affects Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

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 18 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 14%
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