Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

The average Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure skills earns approximately $59K annually. Overall cash earnings for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills stretch from $32K on the lower end to $101K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. While geography and tenure impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. The vast majority of Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills (88 percent) who took the survey are men. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. 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.

$35,879 - $100,914
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$59K
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MEDIAN: $58,893
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$13.02 - $39.90
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Salary $35,879 - $100,914
Bonus $0.39 - $9,645
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,040
Total Pay (?
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$32,351 - $100,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 394
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $13.02 - $39.90
Overtime $21.33 - $54.11
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.39 - $9,645
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,040
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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$32,351 - $100,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 150

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The biggest paychecks can be found at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. — the median salary there is $113K.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is U.S. Army, where the median salary is just $51K — less than half of the top paying company's rate.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 243 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Information Technology Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 157 salaries. An Information Technology Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 55 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,024

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

Arlington is home to an above-average pay rate for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills, 86 percent higher than the national average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+57 percent), Washington (+46 percent), Minneapolis (+37 percent), and New York (+32 percent). Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Salt Lake City report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 24 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Colorado Springs and Atlanta (24 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲27%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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