Entry-Level Computer Security Specialist Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists sits in the ballpark of $63K per year. Most Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Entry-Level Computer Security Specialists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,447 - $91,559
$39K
$63K
$92K
MEDIAN: $62,896
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$16.64 - $45.84
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MEDIAN: $27.65
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$0$91K
Salary $39,447 - $91,559
Bonus $970 - $7,213
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$38,571 - $91,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $16.64 - $45.84
Overtime $32.00
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $970 - $7,213
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$38,571 - $91,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Key Stats for Computer Security Specialist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Computer Security Specialist Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲1%

National Average
$62,000

Security Risk Management
▼1%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼2%

Security Policies and Procedures
▼3%

Security Intrusion Detection
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼14%

Network Management / Administration
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%
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