Computer Security Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills take home an average $79K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men account for the majority of Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills who responded to the questionnaire — 89 percent to be exact. For the most part, Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,644 - $119,500
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$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,380
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$15.46 - $77.57
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$78
MEDIAN: $27.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,644 - $119,500  
   
Bonus
$1,400 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$38,955 - $116,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $77.57  
   
Overtime
$28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,400 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$38,955 - $116,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Security Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $61K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $101K. Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills see a median salary of $94K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $119K.

Key Stats for Computer Security Specialist

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲57%

Mid-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲24%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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