Average Experienced Computer Security Specialists make around $86K per year. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Computer Security Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$59,598 - $137,020
MEDIAN: $86,416

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$59,598 - $137,020  
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$57,812 - $129,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Skills That Affect Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
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Security Policies and Procedures
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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

Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


7 %
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 19%