Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Information Security Specialist is $77,052
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Specialists?
An entry-level Information Security Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,626 based on 22 salaries. An early career Information Security Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,429 …Read more
What Do Information Security Specialists Do?
Information security specialists are in charge of developing and implementing security measures for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing existing security procedures and suggesting changes to upper management for increased efficient and extra security. Information security specialists present their findings to managers and recommend new technologies or policy modifications. They also research security measures and concerns to develop effective strategies to mitigate security …Read more
- Design audits of computer systems to ensure operational security and protection from attack.
- Oversee and monitor routine administration of the information security department.
- Coordinate with other departments to promote awareness and training on security protocols.
- Implement, monitor, and maintain policies and standards for information technology-related controls.