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Average Salary - Security Specialist / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$105,358 USD

£80,930 GBP
New York City

$92,500 USD

$92,000 USD

£70,669 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Security Specialist / United States

Average salary for Security Specialist / United States is $105,358 USD per year. The most typical earning is $92,000 USD. All data are based on 44 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $109,200 USD. Women receive a salary of $191,700 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of $125,700 USD. The second most paid education level is Bachelors Degree with salary of $102,800 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $125,300 USD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive $125,000 USD.

Levels / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
0 n/a
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
1 100%
2.27%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
0 n/a
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
2 97.73%
4.55%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
1 93.18%
2.27%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
0 n/a
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
0 n/a
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
2 90.91%
4.55%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
3 86.36%
6.82%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
3 79.55%
6.82%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
4 72.73%
9.09%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
0 n/a
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
6 63.64%
13.64%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
2 50%
4.55%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
3 45.45%
6.82%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
2 38.64%
4.55%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
2 34.09%
4.55%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
2 29.55%
4.55%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
1 25%
2.27%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
0 n/a
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
2 22.73%
4.55%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
1 18.18%
2.27%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
1 15.91%
2.27%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
1 13.64%
2.27%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
1 11.36%
2.27%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
2 9.09%
4.55%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
1 4.55%
2.27%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
1 2.27%
2.27%

Gender / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Women 3 $191,700 USD
2 Men 29 $109,200 USD

Education / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 14 $125,700 USD
2 Bachelors Degree 17 $102,800 USD
3 Some College 12 $87,200 USD
4 Doctorate Degree 1 $80,800 USD

Experience / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 8 $125,300 USD
2 12-16 Years 9 $125,000 USD
3 16-20 Years 3 $118,200 USD
4 2-4 Years 6 $110,200 USD
5 8-12 Years 5 $87,800 USD
6 4-8 Years 11 $86,900 USD
7 1-2 Years 1 $50,000 USD
8 0-1 Year 1 $47,000 USD

Age / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 3 $175,000 USD
2 31-35 3 $139,000 USD
3 36-40 7 $137,600 USD
4 51-55 4 $125,300 USD
5 21-25 3 $97,000 USD
6 41-45 7 $92,900 USD
7 56-60 1 $80,800 USD
8 26-30 4 $78,500 USD
9 n/a 12 $74,500 USD

Work Type / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 39 $110,200 USD
2 Self Employed 1 $100,000 USD
3 Contract 4 $59,800 USD

States / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Georgia 3 $166,700 USD
2 Washington State 4 $140,800 USD
3 District Of Columbia (DC) 1 $135,000 USD
4 New Mexico 1 $130,000 USD
5 Pennsylvania 1 $118,000 USD
6 California 5 $115,200 USD
7 Kansas 1 $110,000 USD
8 Ohio 3 $105,500 USD
9 Massachusetts 2 $105,100 USD
10 Louisiana 1 $103,000 USD
11 New York State 2 $92,500 USD
12 Missouri 2 $90,000 USD
13 Utah 1 $90,000 USD
14 New Hampshire 1 $90,000 USD
15 Texas 6 $87,000 USD
16 Minnesota 3 $73,900 USD
17 Illinois 1 $73,000 USD
18 Florida 3 $65,000 USD
19 Maryland 1 $47,000 USD

Cities / Security Specialist / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Atlanta 3 $166,700 USD
2 Seattle 4 $140,800 USD
3 --Other-- 2 $135,300 USD
4 Washington DC 1 $135,000 USD
5 Albuquerque 1 $130,000 USD
6 Los Angeles 4 $121,500 USD
7 Pittsburgh 1 $118,000 USD
8 Kansas City 1 $115,000 USD
9 Houston 1 $110,000 USD
10 Wichita 1 $110,000 USD
11 Cleveland 3 $105,500 USD
12 Boston 2 $105,100 USD
13 San Antonio 2 $103,500 USD
14 Shreveport 1 $103,000 USD
15 New York City 2 $92,500 USD
16 Salt Lake City 1 $90,000 USD
17 San Francisco 1 $90,000 USD
18 Manchester, United States 1 $90,000 USD
19 Arlington 2 $87,500 USD
20 St. Paul 1 $80,800 USD
21 Chicago 1 $73,000 USD
22 Minneapolis 2 $70,400 USD
23 Tampa 1 $70,000 USD
24 St. Louis 1 $65,000 USD
25 Miami 2 $62,500 USD
26 Baltimore 1 $47,000 USD
27 Austin 1 $30,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Cybersecurity Analyst
Posted 23 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert $194,000 USD

It Compliance Analyst
Posted 30 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert $133,000 USD

Manager
Posted 24 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $195,000 USD

Cost Analyst
Posted 25 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Arlington Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $81,000 USD

Information Security Consultant
Posted 06 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $110,000 USD

Cyber Security Specialist
Posted 26 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Pittsburgh Some College 8-12 Years n/a $118,000 USD

Risk Manager
Posted 12 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $210,000 USD

Security Specialist
Posted 13 September 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Director
Posted 30 March 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a $185,000 USD

Cyber
Posted 14 August 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Antonio Some College 20+ Years n/a $100,000 USD

Isse
Posted 23 July 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Albuquerque Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $130,000 USD


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