Chief Security Officer Salary in the United States

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 $83 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $72 and $94. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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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 $72 to $94 with the average hourly pay of $83. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $78 to $110 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $94.

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