Information Security Specialist with Security Risk Management Skills Salary

An Information Security Specialist with Security Risk Management skills earns an average salary of $79,486 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$50,918 - $115,859
$51K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,137
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$17.84 - $44.09
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MEDIAN: $24.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,918 - $115,859  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$48,880 - $121,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.84 - $44.09  
   
Overtime
$26.34 - $65.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.77 - $15,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$48,880 - $121,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Information Security Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Security Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Security Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Information Security Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 46 salaries. An Information Security Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Information Security Specialist

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Information Security Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 6%
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