Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists sits in the ballpark of $56K annually. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,688 - $83,309

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$13.00 - $39.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,688 - $83,309  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,887  
Profit Sharing
$1,264 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$32,815 - $85,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $39.00  
   
Overtime
$9.55 - $38.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,887  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,264 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,815 - $85,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 16%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 14%

Security Risk Management
up arrow 11%

Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 8%

National Average
$54,000

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 16%
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