Information Technology Specialist with IT Security & Infrastructure Skills Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills is around $59K annually. Total cash compensation for Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills runs from $33K to $101K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by geography and tenure. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,640 - $101,966
$36K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,707
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$12.84 - $39.36
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$0$101K
Salary $35,640 - $101,966
Bonus $0.00 - $8,212
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $12,822
Commission $32,327
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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$32,346 - $100,670
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 403
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $12.84 - $39.36
Overtime $21.63 - $55.44
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,212
Commission $32,327
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $12,822
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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$32,346 - $100,670
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 158

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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology Specialist


Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., where the average salary comes to $113K.

U.S. Army offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary less than half of the top paying company's rate ($51K).

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: $54,811

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

For those looking to make money, Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Arlington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 85 percent above the national average. Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+56 percent), Washington (+45 percent), Minneapolis (+36 percent), and New York (+31 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Information Technology Specialists with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Colorado Springs and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 24 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Information Technology Specialist

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲28%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%
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