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Information Technology Specialist Salary with IT Security & Infrastructure skills

Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills take home approximately $59K per year on average. Total cash earnings of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills range from $33K on the low end to $97K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $5K, respectively. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. There are far more male Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,834 - $100,821
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,546
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50%
90%

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$13.10 - $31.41
(Median)
$13
$20
$31
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
$37,834 - $100,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,163  
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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$33,053 - $96,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $31.41  
   
Overtime
$8.44 - $46.03  
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 - $6,163  
   
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).
)
$33,053 - $96,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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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.


Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $46K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $56K on average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills see a median salary of $65K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $82K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, 67 percent higher than the national average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+36 percent), Atlanta (+32 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), and New York (+19 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is geography, with workers in Rochester earning a whopping 38 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Colorado Springs and Indianapolis (28 percent lower and 8 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
$55,000


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
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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