Average Entry-Level Chief Information Security Officer Salary

$106,176
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$15,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Chief Information Security Officer is $106,176.
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$80k
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$106k
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$138k
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MEDIAN $106,176
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Salary
$80k - $138k
Bonus
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$80k - $191k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Chief Information Security Officer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Chief Information Security Officer
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Information Security Officer
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $121,486 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Chief Information Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,406 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $157,361 based on 496 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $171,107.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,049 survey responses.
Early Career
3.2%
Mid Career
9.2%
Experienced
47.3%
Late Career
40.3%