$169,124
Avg. Salary
$108
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$25,602

Bonus

$12,480

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Chief Information Security Officer is $108 per hour.

The median Chief Information Security Officer has a base pay of $169,124. Salaries generally range from $125k to $239k. The median bonus is $25,602. Skills that can affect salary include Security Risk Management, IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Policies and Procedures.
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MEDIAN $108.42
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MEDIAN $169,124
$124,606 - $239,283
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MEDIAN: $169,124
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$0$283K
Salary $124,606 - $239,283
Bonus $6,000 - $62,992
Profit Sharing $4,932 - $48,936
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$128,095 - $283,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 388

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.

Chief Information Security Officer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

16%

National Average: $189,768

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Late-Career Chief Information Security Officers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 14 percent above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 16 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Chief Information Security Officer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Chief Information Security Officer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 7%