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Average Chief Information Security Officer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$199,209
Avg. Salary
$46,250
Bonus
$12,500
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The average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois is $199,209.
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$139k
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$199k
90%
$249k
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What Do Chief Information Security Officers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officers?

An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $198,317 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $194,380.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (29.4% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (21.0% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Experienced
63.0%
Late Career
37.0%