Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary

The average Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Male Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,879 - $80,863
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$81K
MEDIAN: $54,312
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90%

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$14.18 - $42.41
(Median)
$14
$22
$42
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,879 - $80,863  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,150 - $3,250  
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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$33,252 - $84,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.18 - $42.41  
   
Overtime
$9.72 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,150 - $3,250  
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).
)
$33,252 - $84,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Intrusion Detection
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Security Risk Management
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Security Policies and Procedures
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National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
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Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 16%