Entry-Level Information Security Specialist Salary

An Entry-Level Information Security Specialist earns an average salary of $63,628 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Network Security Management and Security Intrusion Detection.

$43,615 - $91,046
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$64K
$91K
MEDIAN: $63,628
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$15.49 - $38.46
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MEDIAN: $23.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,615 - $91,046  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $7,660  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$42,189 - $92,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $38.46  
   
Overtime
$33.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$397.32 - $7,660  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$42,189 - $92,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,604

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Key Stats for Information Security Specialist

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Information Security Specialist Salaries

Network Security Management
▲15%

Security Intrusion Detection
▲10%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲6%

Security Risk Management
▲4%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲2%

National Average
$64,000

Security Policies and Procedures
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 6%