Average Mid-Career Chief Information Security Officer Salary

$128,019
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$9,826
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Chief Information Security Officer is $128,019.
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$94k
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$128k
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$196k
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MEDIAN $128,019
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$94k - $196k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $30k
Total Pay
$96k - $206k

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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 in Security Risk Management and Cyber Security are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, IT Security & Infrastructure and 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 $121,486 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $157,873 based on 494 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $171,107.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 966 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
3.6%
Experienced
51.1%
Late Career
44.0%