Earnings for Experienced Information Security Specialists come in at around $93K annually on average. Experienced Information Security Specialists who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Most Experienced Information Security Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$54,405 - $124,762
(Median)
$54K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,683
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$24.12 - $62.40
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$24
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$62
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,405 - $124,762  
   
Bonus
$487.96 - $15,361  
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$53,378 - $130,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.12 - $62.40  
   
Overtime
$47.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.96 - $15,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
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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$53,378 - $130,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Skills That Affect Information Security Specialist Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Security Risk Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Network Security Management
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National Average
$94,000

Security Intrusion Detection
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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