$181,531
Avg. Salary
$105
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$47,500

Bonus

$17,500

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Chief Information Security Officer in Chicago, Illinois is $105 per hour.

The median Chief Information Security Officer has a base pay of $181,531. Salaries generally range from $81k to $247k. The median bonus is $47,500. Skills that can affect salary include Security Policies and Procedures, Security Risk Management, IT Security & Infrastructure.
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MEDIAN $105.00
$81k
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$247k
90%
MEDIAN $181,531
$81,389 - $246,909
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MEDIAN: $181,531
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Salary $81,389 - $246,909
Bonus $10,213 - $65,574
Profit Sharing $17,500
Total Pay (?
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$82,045 - $302,076
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Chief Information Security Officer

Chief information security officers oversee information systems and company security for their organization. This person is expected to evaluate, report on, and suggest new ideas related to any security threats that the company currently faces, helping protect vital information and strategies. The chief information security officer typically works with a team that he or she has appointed to effectively develop the steps necessary to protect the company’s interests. Further this person must provide advice and leadership related to existing administrative security policies; this could include auditing the current systems in place, as well as directing and implementing new standards.

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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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Chief Information Security Officer Job Listings

Key Stats for Chief Information Security Officer

5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Chief Information Security Officer Salaries

National Average
$219,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼5%

Security Policies and Procedures
▼13%

Security Risk Management
▼18%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%