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Chief Information Security Officer in the United States

How much does a Chief Information Security Officer earn in the United States? The average Chief Information Security Officer salary in the United States is $217,768 as of July 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $190,283 and $251,409. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Responsible for determining enterprise information security policy and strategy. Oversees the development, implementation, and enforcement of information security standards and procedures. Ensures tha

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