Information Security Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for an Information Security Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $72,088 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Security Risk Management is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$57,886 - $155,000
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$74K
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MEDIAN: $74,302
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Salary $57,886 - $155,000
Bonus $2,100
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$58,189 - $154,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Information Security Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Information Security Specialist

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Information Security Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲30%

National Average
$76,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Information Security Specialist Salaries

Security Risk Management
▲14%

National Average
$76,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼13%

Security Policies and Procedures
▼14%

Security Testing and Auditing
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 95%
no benefits
None: 5%
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