Average Late-Career Chief Information Security Officer Salary

$171,107
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$25,495
Bonus
$11,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Chief Information Security Officer is $171,107.
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$123k
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MEDIAN $171,107
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Salary
$123k - $241k
Bonus
$8k - $66k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $49k
Total Pay
$127k - $284k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Chief Information Security Officer

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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Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officer

Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Cyber Security and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures and Security Risk Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officer

An entry-level Chief Information Security Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $106,176 based on 12 salaries. An early career Chief Information Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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.
Employees with Chief Information Security Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (2.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 638 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
5.3%
Mid Career
15.0%
Experienced
77.7%