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Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary (United States)

For Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists, yearly average wages total $56K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists survey respondents are men (78 percent).
Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary (?
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$35,688 - $81,872
(Median)
36K
56K
69K
82K
MEDIAN: $56,147
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Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary (?
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$14.34 - $41.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,688 - $81,872  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,658  
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 - $84,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $41.74  
   
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 - $9,658  
   
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 - $84,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 14%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 11%
Security Risk Management
up arrow 10%
Security Policies and Procedures
0%
National Average
$55,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 15%