Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist is $55,108 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Security Intrusion Detection and IT Security & Infrastructure.
Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Total Pay (?
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$34,767 - $80,965
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,108
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Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.18 - $42.41
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,767 - $80,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$32,256 - $84,284  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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 (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
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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$32,256 - $84,284  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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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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Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 18%
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