Chief Security Officer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Security Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Security Officer salary in the United States is $171,826 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $150,799 and $194,804. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com 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 base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Chief Security Officer in the United States. The base salary for Chief Security Officer ranges from $150,799 to $194,804 with the average base salary of $171,826. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $162,321 to $228,742 with the average total cash compensation of $194,526.

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