Personnel Security Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An average Personnel Security Specialist in Washington can expect to take home roughly $67K annually. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Male Personnel Security Specialists in Washington, District of Columbia are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,420 - $86,555
$46K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $66,946
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$41,261 - $85,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Personnel Security Specialist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
037
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Personnel Security Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%


National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Personnel Security Specialist Salaries



Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 3%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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