$121,135
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$14,874

Profit Sharing

$10,000

The average salary for an Entry-Level Chief Information Security Officer is $112,379 per year.

$67,407 - $192,765
$67K
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MEDIAN: $121,135
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$0$204K
Salary $67,407 - $192,765
Bonus $206 - $43,631
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$69,531 - $204,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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.

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Chief Information Security Officer Advice

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"It is only about how consistently you can add value."
It is easy to detract. Success in my career has been about those times when I can bring value to the customer. Being able to consistently do this creates a path in any fertile environment.

Key Stats for Chief Information Security Officer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
47%

Skills That Affect Chief Information Security Officer Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲5%

Security Risk Management
▲5%

National Average
$126,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 7%