Median pay for Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists lies in the neighborhood of $64K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists.

$38,992 - $96,948
(Median)
$39K
$64K
$97K
MEDIAN: $63,542
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$12.72 - $36.34
(Median)
$13
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,992 - $96,948  
   
Bonus
$776 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$36,179 - $95,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $36.34  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$776 - $7,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$36,179 - $95,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Skills That Affect Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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National Average
$60,000

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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