IT security specialist

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How much does an IT Security Specialist make in the United States?

Average base salary
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4.8k salaries reported, updated at Aug 02, 2020
$106,143
per year
The average salary for a it security specialist with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $106,143 per year in the United States and $5,000 cash bonus per year.
Additional compensation
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Cash bonus
$5,000
per year
Most common benefits
  • Referral program
  • Health insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
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Most common benefits for IT Security Specialists

  • Referral program
  • Health insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Military leave
  • Flexible spending account
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Parental leave
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70% of IT security specialists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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