How much does an IT Security Specialist make? The average IT Security Specialist salary is $112,308 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $102,800 and $122,292. 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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Centurion - Vienna , VA
We are currently seeking a full-time IT Senior Security Analyst to join our Corporate Team located in the Tyson's Corner area of Vienna, Virginia. Available Shift Responsibilities The IT Senior ...
MHM - 5 days ago
Centurion - Vienna , VA
We are currently seeking a full-time IT Security Analyst to join our Corporate Team located in the Tyson's Corner area of Vienna, Virginia. Available Shift Responsibilities The IT Security Analyst ...
MHM - 5 days ago
Raytheon Technologies has multiple Cybersecurity, Information Systems Security and Network Security roles available for upcoming Security Services contract supporting a government customer in the DC ...
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The Staffing Resource Group, Inc - Quantico , VA
Junior IT Specialist Location: Qantico, VA Industry: Department of Defense Employment Type: Direct ... homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative ...
Upward.net - 53 days ago
Defense Security Service - Quantico , VA
Responsibilities As a Security Specialist (Operations) you will be responsible for the following ... Identify and protect critical information related to the critical infrastructure protection (CIP ...
Upward.net - 15 days ago
Kord Technologies - Reston , VA
The Senior Security Specialist responsibilities include the following but are not limited to ... Experience with various DoD security IT systems for personnel security (JPAS, Scattered Castles and ...
Nexxt - 45 days ago

IT Security Specialist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for IT Security Specialist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for IT Security Specialist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $140,385
Washington, DC $125,022
Miami, FL $109,333
Chicago, IL $119,147
Boston, MA $126,538
New York, NY $135,107
Dallas, TX $111,578
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
102800
122292
112308

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
107357
130193
117929
What is the average salary for IT Security Specialist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of IT Security Specialist in the United States. The base salary for IT Security Specialist ranges from $102,800 to $122,292 with the average base salary of $112,308. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $107,357 to $130,193 with the average total cash compensation of $117,929.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $112,308 $102,800 - $122,292
Bonus $5,621 $4,557 - $7,902
Total Pay $117,929 $107,357 - $130,193
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What's the difference between Senior IT Security Specialist and IT Security Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of IT Security Specialist is $112,308, and the average salary of Senior IT Security Specialist is $59,199. The average salary of Senior IT Security Specialist is lower than IT Security Specialist. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am an IT Security Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for IT Security Specialist. an IT Security Specialist Salary in New Britain, CT is $121,294 as of October 28, 2020; an IT Security Specialist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $118,431 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of an IT Security Specialist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for IT Security Specialist?
Salary ranges for an IT Security Specialist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020