For Mid-Career Personnel Security Specialists, annual average wages total $64K per year. With some bonuses approaching $8K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Personnel Security Specialists generally spread between $41K and $87K depending on individual performance. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of Mid-Career Personnel Security Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Personnel Security Specialists (54 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $64,114
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$42,000 - $87,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
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Total Pay (?
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$40,553 - $86,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $34.75  
   
Overtime
$37.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$40,553 - $86,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,187

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For Mid-Career Personnel Security Specialists, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate.

Key Stats for Personnel Security Specialist

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Personnel Security Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Security Policies and Procedures
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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