How much does a Cyber Incident Response Specialist III make in the United States? The average Cyber Incident Response Specialist III salary in the United States is $114,415 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $101,163 and $127,678. 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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25% $101,163 10% $89,098 90% $139,753 75% $127,678 $114,415 50%(Median)
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Cyber Incident Response Specialist III analyzes, reports, and responds to detected cyber incidents. Maintains system cybersecurity monitoring operations. Being a Cyber Incident Response Specialist III 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 III 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 III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Cyber Incident Response Specialist III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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