Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

Earnings for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills come in at around $59K annually on average. 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 $8K and $5K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by career length and the individual firm. Most Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,568 - $100,603
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,651
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$13.14 - $30.42
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$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,568 - $100,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $5,068  
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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$32,777 - $97,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 695
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $30.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.48 - $47.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $5,068  
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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$32,777 - $97,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

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


For many Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $45K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $57K. For Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $68K. 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

National Average: $54,964

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For those looking to make money, Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Arlington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 86 percent above the national average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+67 percent), Minneapolis (+37 percent), Atlanta (+32 percent), and New York (+23 percent). Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Colorado Springs bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. Employers pay around 17 percent less in Salt Lake City and 2 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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