How much does a Chief Information Security Officer make?

Updated Jun 22, 2021

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$170,794 /yr
Average Base Pay

84 salaries

$102K

Low

$171K

Average

$286K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer is $170,794 in United States. Filter by location to see Chief Information Security Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 84 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Information Security Officer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chief Information Officer$154,821 /yr
L3
Senior Chief Information Officer$140,000 /yr
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$173,851

per year

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$173,395

per year

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$140,665

per year

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U.S. Department of Agriculture
4

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Chief Information Security Officer

$138,668

 /yr
Range: $137K - $174K
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$137K

$174K

$136,995 - $174,201 Range

State of Arizona
3.5

State of Arizona

Chief Information Security Officer

$116,511

 /yr
Range: $115K - $125K

$115K

$125K

$114,886 - $125,000 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Chief Information Security Officer

$190,258

 /yr
Range: $190K - $194K

$190K

$194K

$189,784 - $193,631 Range

US Department of Defense
4.1

US Department of Defense

Chief Information Security Officer

$168,911

 /yr
Range: $123K - $180K

$123K

$180K

$122,845 - $180,367 Range

Earnin
3.8

Earnin

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$256K -$392K

$256K

$392K

$256,080 - $391,776 Range

Stanford Children's Health
3.9

Stanford Children's Health

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$248K -$297K

$248K

$297K

$248,128 - $296,780 Range

State of Washington
3.6

State of Washington

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$116K -$125K

$116K

$125K

$116,475 - $125,479 Range

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Natixis
3.8

Natixis

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$180K -$196K

$180K

$196K

$179,800 - $195,524 Range

Pure Storage
4

Pure Storage

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$305K -$328K

$305K

$328K

$305,485 - $328,273 Range

Amedisys
3.4

Amedisys

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$190K -$204K

$190K

$204K

$189,720 - $203,653 Range

CBI - Cyber Security Solutions
3.4

CBI - Cyber Security Solutions

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$191K -$208K

$191K

$208K

$190,928 - $207,678 Range

Afterpay
3.8

Afterpay

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$278K -$301K

$278K

$301K

$277,534 - $300,908 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$191K -$209K

$191K

$209K

$191,335 - $208,623 Range

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
3.7

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$115K -$124K

$115K

$124K

$114,540 - $124,020 Range

Strategic Resources International
4.5

Strategic Resources International

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$162K -$174K

$162K

$174K

$162,352 - $174,250 Range

TurnKey Corrections
2.5

TurnKey Corrections

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$141K -$152K

$141K

$152K

$140,820 - $151,839 Range

Arizona Department of Economic Security
3.1

Arizona Department of Economic Security

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$116K -$125K

$116K

$125K

$115,751 - $125,031 Range

National Bank of Arizona
3

National Bank of Arizona

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$140K -$153K

$140K

$153K

$140,011 - $153,358 Range

Mechanics Bank
3.2

Mechanics Bank

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$179K -$194K

$179K

$194K

$179,171 - $193,906 Range

University of Oregon
4.2

University of Oregon

Chief Information Security Officer
About 

$155K -$165K

$155K

$165K

$154,809 - $165,208 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent chief information security officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$20
hourly
A Digital Engineer in the Oshkosh, WI Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Oshkosh, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Virtual CIO in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k commissions
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$200,000
per year
A Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$73,500
per year
A Digital Engineer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $73,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Little Rock, AR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
College / University
$201,000
per year
An Interim Chief Information Officer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $201,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$145,000
per year
A VCIO in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$185,000
per year
A Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $185,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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