Information Technology Specialist Salary with IT Security & Infrastructure skills

Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills pull down an average of $59K annually. Final cash compensation to Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills varies from around $33K to approximately $97K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $5K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills (88 percent) who took the survey. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,941 - $100,831
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,104
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90%

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$13.17 - $31.55
(Median)
$13
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,941 - $100,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,043  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,106  
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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$33,434 - $96,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 547
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $31.55  
   
Overtime
$8.02 - $45.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,043  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,106  
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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$33,434 - $96,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $46K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $57K on average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $65K. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $82K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 66 percent, Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+35 percent), Atlanta (+31 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), and New York (+18 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Rochester earning a whopping 38 percent below the national average. Employers in Colorado Springs and Indianapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (28 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$56,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%