How much does a Cyber Incident Response Specialist I make in the United States? The average Cyber Incident Response Specialist I salary in the United States is $66,443 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $59,977 and $76,030. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Cyber Incident Response Specialist I

Cyber Incident Response Specialist I analyzes, reports, and responds to detected cyber incidents. Maintains system cybersecurity monitoring operations. Being a Cyber Incident Response Specialist I uses cybersecurity tools to proactively search for threats to systems or networks. Conducts network defense analysis and provides recommendations for improvements. Additionally, Cyber Incident Response Specialist I develops and maintains thorough, up-to-date knowledge of cybersecurity threats and incident response best practices. Collaborates with peers and stakeholders to establish and ensure consistent response practices and prioritization of security events. Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Cyber Incident Response Specialist I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Cyber Incident Response Specialist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Cyber Incident Response Specialist I: Data Security Software, Requirements Analysis, Firewall and other Security Hardware, Incident Management ...More

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