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 $85 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $74 and $96. 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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The FISMA reporting requirements will be defined annually by the COR's CIO and will focus on reporting the adequacy and effectiveness of the information security policies, procedures, and practices ... - 60 days ago
Life Center of Galax - 24333 , VA
Report any suspicious behavior to the CEO, supervisor or a member of leadership. OTHER FUNCTIONS: * Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 23 days ago
Capital One - McLean , VA
Sr. Director, Cyber - CTO Capital One is seeking a Senior Director to lead, manage, mentor, and ... You believe that a core component of security's role is to enable the business, not just to secure ...
Capital One - 69 days ago
Security Architecture and Engineering Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the ...
Appcast Agency - 24 days ago
Customer Engineer for Chief Technology Office (CTO), Security Solutions With over 12,000 employees worldwide, the Microsoft Customer Experience & Success (CE&S) organization is responsible for the ...
Lensa - 6 days ago
Athena Technology Group - Fort Belvoir , VA
CACI provides analytical and technical services to the Army CIO/G-6 enhancing their broader ... Top Secret Security Clearance o BA/BS degree in Cybersecurity or related field plus 5 years ... - 13 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Chief Security Officer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Chief Security Officer ranges from $74 to $96 with the average hourly pay of $85. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $80 to $113 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $96.

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