Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

The average Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can expect to rake in roughly $59K annually. In the world of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, total cash compensation can vary between $33K and $97K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $5K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by career length and the individual firm. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men account for the majority of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. The majority of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,568 - $100,603
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$38K
$59K
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MEDIAN: $58,651
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$13.14 - $30.42
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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 (?
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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.


Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $57K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $68K in this role. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $82K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,964

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With a pay rate for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills that is 86 percent greater than the national average, Arlington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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 in Colorado Springs take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Salt Lake City (17 percent lower) and San Diego (2 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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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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