Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Secureworks for between five and ten years earn $64K on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $57K annually.
Residents of Chicago pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $82K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Atlanta ($65K) and Providence (approximately $64K). Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — about $66K annually on average.
Network Security Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of $64K; Security Analysts come in second with typical earnings amounting to about $47K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $97K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Cisco Certified Network Associate Securitys with credentials; these people typically earn $70K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Information Security make the most here, hauling in $69K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Security Risk Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $84K. Network Security Management is a popular skill in the Secureworks workforce; just under one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Network Management / Administration, Security Testing and Auditing, and Security Intrusion Detection were also reported by many survey participants.
Men are more likely to work at Secureworks than women, given the more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Secureworks can sometimes lack paid time off; 36 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four workers receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of workers save for retirement through Secureworks' 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for almost all workers, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.