Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Chief Information Security Officer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$256,169 / yrTotal Pay
$165,780 / yrBase Pay
$90,389 / yrAdditional Pay

$256,169

 / yr
$150K$447K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Chief Information Security Officer is $256,169 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $165,780 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $90,389 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Chief Information Officer

$303,367 /yr
Chief Information Officer
$277,861 /yr
Senior Chief Information Officer
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Related Job Titles

For Chief Information Security Officer

Some related job titles are Chief Information Officer Salaries with median pay of $303,367, CISO Salaries with median pay of $214,813, Information Security Director Salaries with median pay of $207,205, Director of Security Salaries with median pay of $277,599.

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EarnIn
4.1
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 10 salaries from all locations

$330,111

 / yr
Microsoft
4.4
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$386,835

 / yr

$261,566

 / yr

$190,427

 / yr
Pure Storage
4.0
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$406,363

 / yr
CipherHealth
3.0
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$302,952

 / yr

$199,796

 / yr

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Versant Health
2.8
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$283,763

 / yr
Customers Bank
4.2
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$276,024

 / yr

$273,872

 / yr

$201,912

 / yr
Schellman
4.9
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$226,458

 / yr
AHEAD
4.4
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$306,470

 / yr
Allegiant Air
4.0
Chief Information Security OfficerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$296,901

 / yr

$205,809

 / yr

$319,647

 / yr

$360,310

 / yr

$285,377

 / yr

$274,101

 / yr

$283,280

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Chief Information Security Officer in United States

The top paying industry for a Chief Information Security Officer in United States is Information Technology with a median total pay of $330,111.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$330,111

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Information Technology

The top paying company in Information Technology for Chief Information Security Officer is EarnIn.

EarnInEarnIn$330,111/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Business?

Jobs in business are in increasing demand, requiring workers with at least a bachelor’s degree and moderate to advanced technical skills, with the use of data often a required job function. To remain competitive, job seekers with little relevant field experience should consider higher degrees or industry-specific certificates to meet evolving requirements.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$495,000

/yr

$330K | $165K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Fullstack Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Chief Information Officer (CIO)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$320,000

/yr

$270K | $50K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Chief Information Officer (CIO)

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$178,500

/yr

$170K | $9K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Chief Information Officer (CIO)

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Fullstack Developer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$94,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Fullstack Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Fullstack Developer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$71,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Fullstack Developer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$133,000

/yr

$127K | $6K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Chief Information Security Officer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer is $165,780 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Information Security Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 101 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Information Security Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Information Security Officer in United States is $281,374 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Information Security Officer in United States is $97,674 per year.

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