Information Technology Specialist Salary with IT Security & Infrastructure skills

Median pay for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills lies in the neighborhood of $58K annually. Total incomes of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $33K and $96K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. There are far more male Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,596 - $100,263
(Median)
$38K
$58K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,147
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90%

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$13.01 - $30.17
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,596 - $100,263  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,941  
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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$32,566 - $96,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 599
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $30.17  
   
Overtime
$13.53 - $45.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,941  
   
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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$32,566 - $96,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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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.


For many Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. 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 $56K. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $66K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $81K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, busy Arlington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 90 percent above the national average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+71 percent), Minneapolis (+38 percent), Atlanta (+34 percent), and Seattle (+23 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Rochester Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills earning much less — 37 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Colorado Springs and Salt Lake City (27 percent lower and 17 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
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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 181 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
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%
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