Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Cybersecurity Specialist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$89,157 / yrTotal Pay
$82,737 / yrBase Pay
$6,420 / yrAdditional Pay

$89,157

 / yr
$55K$145K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Cybersecurity Specialist is $89,157 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $82,737 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $6,420 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Cybersecurity Specialist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Cybersecurity Specialist in United States. Employers include Boeing, Liberty Mutual Insurance and SAIC.

1
Boeing
Boeing
$117,988/yr
2K open jobs
3
SAIC
$111,019/yr
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$113,676

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$117,988

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Top Paying Industries

For a Cybersecurity Specialist in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Cybersecurity Specialist in United States are Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $117,988, Insurance with a median total pay of $113,676 and Information Technology with a median total pay of $111,019.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$117,988

    3% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$113,676

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$111,019

    3% Lower than other industries

Aerospace & Defense

The top paying company in Aerospace & Defense for Cybersecurity Specialist is Boeing.

BoeingBoeing$117,988/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Cybersecurity Specialist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$163,000

/yr

$150K | $13K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Equipment Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$47,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Transportation Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$24

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Transportation Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$316

/hr

$16 | $300

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cybersecurity Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,500

/yr

$60K | $500

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Computer Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$12

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Transportation Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Air Transportation Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,200

/mo

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Integration Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$30

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago

Cybersecurity Specialist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Cybersecurity Specialist is $82,737 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Cybersecurity Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 155 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cybersecurity Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Cybersecurity Specialist in United States is $132,936 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cybersecurity Specialist in United States is $51,494 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Cybersecurity Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Cybersecurity Specialist.