Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can expect to earn an average of $58K per year. Total cash compensation to Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills bottoms out near $32K and approaches $97K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the company and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Male Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,193 - $99,614
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$58K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,358
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$12.74 - $31.55
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MEDIAN: $19.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$35,193 - $99,614  
   
Bonus
$1.30 - $9,571  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,913  
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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$31,762 - $97,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $31.55  
   
Overtime
$20.52 - $53.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1.30 - $9,571  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,913  
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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$31,762 - $97,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. offers the most; Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills earn $105K on average there.

Earnings fall especially short at U.S. Army, where the median salary of $51K is the lowest in the field, less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $81K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,202

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, working in the bustling city of Arlington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+45 percent), Minneapolis (+39 percent), New York (+38 percent), and Austin (+31 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Information Technology Specialist's salary, with Salt Lake City Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills earning salaries that are 23 percent less than the national average.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$54,000

▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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