$138,070
Avg. Salary
$16.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$20,000

Profit Sharing

$9,759

The average pay for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) is $16.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) is $138,070 per year.

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$0$245K
Salary $67,104 - $208,467
Bonus $824 - $40,645
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,913
Total Pay (?
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$61,600 - $245,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data $0$124
Hourly Rate $11.07 - $124
Overtime $42.78
Annual Data $0$245K
Bonus $824 - $40,645
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,913
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$61,600 - $245,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Chief security officers (CSO) are generally responsible for creating and maintaining a safe environment within a company, which involves ensuring protection of the company’s assets, information, and employees. They are also responsible for coordinating crisis/security management programs and efforts throughout the company and informing all employees of changes to the company's security policies.

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Chief Security Officer (CSO) 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 Security Officer (CSO) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Security Officer (CSO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Security Officer (CSO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Chief Security Officer (CSO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 54 salaries. A Chief Security Officer (CSO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 46 salaries.

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Key Stats for Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
48%

Experience Affects Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

▲18%

National Average
$139,000

▼6%

Mid-Career
▼28%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Chief Security Officer (CSO) Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲64%


National Average
$139,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%