Security Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Security Specialist make in the United States? The average Security Specialist salary in the United States is $53,210 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $44,249 and $69,648. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills Associated with Security Specialist: Identity Management Software, Security Systems, Access Control

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Salary estimation for Security Specialist at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD

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Job Description

Security Specialist maintains an organization's automated security systems and employee identification card system. Serves as the point of contact for security system related issues. Being a Security Specialist provides training to employees on use and features of security systems. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Security Specialist typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Security Specialist typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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