Mid-Career Information Security Specialist Salary

The average Mid-Career Information Security Specialist can expect to rake in roughly $82K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Information Security Specialists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Mid-Career Information Security Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,889 - $111,471
$51K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,578
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$19.57 - $53.56
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,889 - $111,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,474  
Profit Sharing
$4,932  
Total Pay (?
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$50,246 - $115,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $53.56  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,932  
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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$50,246 - $115,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Key Stats for Information Security Specialist

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Information Security Specialist Salaries

Security Intrusion Detection
▲12%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲9%

Security Policies and Procedures
▲2%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲1%

Security Risk Management
▼0%

Network Security Management
▼0%

National Average
$82,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%