Computer Security Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills pull down an average of $80K per year. Most Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,862 - $108,256
$40K
$80K
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MEDIAN: $80,133
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$16.94 - $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
$39,862 - $108,256  
   
Bonus
$1,400 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$39,148 - $115,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.94 - $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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$39,148 - $115,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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.


Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $62K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $101K. On average, Computer Security Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills make $94K following 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.
040
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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