What salary does a CGRC holder earn?

The Governance, Risk and Compliance Certification (CGRC, formerly CAP) certification validates advanced technical skills and knowledge to protect, authorize and maintain information systems within various risk management frameworks. It is a proven way to demonstrate knowledge and skills to integrate governance, performance management, risk management and regulatory compliance within organizations. 

The certification is not only recognized for its value in the industry, but those that hold the certification report strong salaries in their field. Based on data collected in the latest ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, average salaries of CGRC holders are reported below:

Average CGRC Salaries

Region Average CGRC Salary (U.S. $)
Globally $110,006
Asia-Pacific $85,004
Europe $122,535
Middle East and Africa $55,875
North America $134,522

Learn more about CGRC to see if you are ready to prove that you have the skills to earn this premium certification and command a competitive salary.

*There are many variables that may contribute to an individual’s salary attainment, including country, region, industry, years of experience, level within an organization, individual performance, an employer’s hiring and compensation practices and more. The information shared should not be considered a guaranteed or estimated salary for all candidates earning the CGRC. Survey, response panels and research methodology vary across all the sources cited above. Average salaries based on ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study data are provided when there are a minimum of 50 valid responses, which are not available for all regions for all certifications.