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IT security specialist salary in California

How much does an IT Security Specialist make in California?

Average base salary

$76,939
11%
above national average
Cash bonus
$2,500per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a it security specialist is $76,939 per year in California and $2,500 cash bonus per year.195 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2022

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Top companies for IT Security Specialists in California

  1. eBay
    3.9
    1,837 reviews16 salaries reported
    $204,000per year
  2. $164,138per year
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Highest paying cities for IT Security Specialists near California

  1. Fremont, CA
    $79,450 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $78,023 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $77,737 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $76,216 per year
    35 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $76,155 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Long Beach, CA
    $73,489 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. West Sacramento, CA
    $72,050 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Seal Beach, CA
    $71,932 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. San Luis Obispo, CA
    $70,766 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for IT Security Specialists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 191 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in California?

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