Alternate Job Titles: Top Systems/Applications Security Executive, Chief Information Security Officer, VP, Information Security
How much does a Chief Information Security Officer make? The median annual Chief Information Security Officer salary is $216,211, as of April 29, 2018, with a range usually between $188,924-$249,607, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief Information Security Officer in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Information Security Officer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Information Security Officer in the United States is $216,211, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Information Security Officer in the United States are expected to make less than $216,211.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Information Security Officer that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Information Security Officer are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 2018
Responsible for determining enterprise information security policy and strategy. Oversees the development, implementation, and enforcement of information security standards and procedures. Ensures that all information systems are functional correctly regarding secure policy. In charge of IT risk evaluations, audits, and security incident investigation. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. View full job description