Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists take home approximately $55K annually on average. 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. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,066 - $82,880
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $55,182
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$12.44 - $41.69
(Median)
$12
$21
$42
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,066 - $82,880  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$32,482 - $85,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $41.69  
   
Overtime
$9.55 - $38.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$32,482 - $85,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 Risk Management
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Security Intrusion Detection
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National Average
$54,000

Security Policies and Procedures
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Microsoft Office
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Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 16%
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