The average salary for a Privacy Officer is $77,984.
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Job Description for Privacy Officer
Privacy Officer Tasks
- Audit compliance to privacy policies, reporting on findings.
- Answer questions about privacy, regulations, laws, and reporting.
- Assist with and conduct risk assessments and risk reduction strategies.
- Respond to breaches and privacy problems, working to mitigate exposure.
- Train and educate staff and vendors on privacy policies, explaining consequences.
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Popular Skills for Privacy Officer
Security Risk Management
Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance, Policy Development and Security Risk Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HIPAA Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Privacy Officer
An early career Privacy Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,159 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Privacy Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,965 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Privacy Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,103 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,180.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Privacy Officer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 79.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (66.6% more) and New York, New York (53.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% less).
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