How much does a Chief Security Officer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chief Security Officer in the United States is $84 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $75 and $95. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Chief Security Officer?

A Chief Security Officer (CSO) is an organization's most senior executive accountable for the development and oversight of policies and programs intended for the mitigation and/or reduction of compliance, operational, strategic, financial and reputational security risk strategies relating to the protection of people, intellectual assets and tangible property. The accountabilities of the CSO include, but are not necessarily limited to: In cooperation with the organization’s executive leadership team(s), directs the development of an effective strategy to assess and mitigate risk (foreign...

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Job Openings for Chief Security Officer
Noetic Strategies Inc. - Alexandria , VA
Senior Facility Security Officer (FSO) SUMMARY: Noetic is seeking a highly skilled FSO to support ... This position directly supports the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Test Resource Management ...
Lensa - 24 days ago
Serve as principal advisor to the Government Security Committee of the Board of Directors, the President & CEO and General Counsel and maintain effective communications with assigned DCSA staff on ...
Lensa - 20 days ago
Our client is looking for a chief Growth Officer (CGO). This position is key in the development ... IT services including our Cyber Security services and Test and Evaluation services market
Lensa - 17 days ago
They will assist and advise the Government in promulgating and implementing information security ... In addition, the CMO will:Use, create, update, and maintain classification guides for all NRO ...
JobCase - 66 days ago
True Zero Technologies - Annandale , VA
Position Description The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) serves as the principal advisor to the Information System Owner (ISO), Business Process Owner, and the Chief Information Security ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 8 days ago
MetaPhase Consulting - Reston , VA
The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is a customer facing technology evangelist that will lead ... Master's a plus Clearance Level Ability to obtain government security clearance; U.S. Citizenship ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 18 days ago
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