Average Chief Information Security Officer Salary

$158,006
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$20,914
Bonus
$12,480
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer is $158,006.
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$103k
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$158k
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$219k
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MEDIAN $158,006
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Salary
$103k - $219k
Bonus
$5k - $54k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $35k
Total Pay
$105k - $258k

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Job Description for Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer Tasks
  • Maintain procedures, standards, and policies to protect the privacy and integrity of data.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and security policies.
  • Provide information and training regarding information technology and security systems.
  • Develop contingency plans and manage security breaches.
  • Supervise development and application of security procedures and protocols.

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Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officer

Skills in Security Risk Management, IT Security & Infrastructure, Cyber Security and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officer

An entry-level Chief Information Security Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $106,176 based on 12 salaries. An early career Chief Information Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,468 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Chief Information Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,287 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $157,361 based on 565 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $170,517.
Employees with Chief Information Security Officer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,144 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
5.4%
Mid Career
13.6%
Experienced
49.4%
Late Career
30.5%