Average Late-Career Chief Information Security Officer with Cyber Security Skills Salary

$179,477
Avg. Salary
$29,163
Bonus
$10,241
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Chief Information Security Officer with Cyber Security skills is $179,477.
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$135k
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$179k
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$245k
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MEDIAN $179,477
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Salary
$135k - $245k
Bonus
$10k - $74k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $33k
Total Pay
$135k - $308k

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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.

Career Paths

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Chief Information Security Officer
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Information Security Officer
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Testing and Auditing, Leadership, IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Policies and Procedures and Security Risk Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officer

An early career Chief Information Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $115,935 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Chief Information Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,082 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $169,179 based on 111 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Chief Information Security Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (3.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 143 survey responses.
Early Career
4.2%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
77.6%