Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a CISO make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$191,411 / yrTotal Pay
$164,196 / yrBase Pay
$27,216 / yrAdditional Pay

$191,411

 / yr
$50K$773K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a CISO is $191,411 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $164,196 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 $27,216 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. The typical CISO salary is $164,196. Salaries can range from $50,432 - $772,925. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, CISO in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $191,411.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Cyber Security Engineer in United States of America

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$126,300

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Cyber Security Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Security Engineer with less than one year of experience

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Cyber Engineer with less than one year of experience

$104,000

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8 days ago by a Cyber Security Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Security Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$91,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Cyber Security Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Security Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Security Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Cyber Security Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a CISO salaries

The national average salary for a CISO is $176,131 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CISO salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 77 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CISO employees.

The highest salary for a CISO in United States is $277,980 per year.

The lowest salary for a CISO in United States is $111,598 per year.

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