Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Information Security Specialist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$93,843 / yrTotal Pay
$86,459 / yrBase Pay
$7,384 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,843

 / yr
$58K$152K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Information Security Specialist is $93,843 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $86,459 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 $7,384 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 an Information Security Specialist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Information Security Specialist in United States. Employers include Intel Corporation, Visa Inc. and General Motors (GM).

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Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
$170,932/yr
2K open jobs
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Treasure Data
4.4
Information Security SpecialistSee 25 salaries from all locations

$129,872

 / yr

$170,932

 / yr

$140,441

 / yr

$130,370

 / yr

$147,276

 / yr
Boeing
3.8
Information Security SpecialistSee 15 salaries from all locations

$132,007

 / yr

$147,115

 / yr

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$142,469

 / yr

$136,770

 / yr

$137,798

 / yr
AT&T
3.7
Information Security SpecialistSee 9 salaries from all locations

$134,880

 / yr

$153,186

 / yr

$105,189

 / yr

$116,702

 / yr
Inovant
4.5
Information Security SpecialistSee 7 salaries from all locations

$119,393

 / yr

$145,352

 / yr

$149,036

 / yr

$104,904

 / yr
Citi
3.9
Information Security SpecialistSee 6 salaries from all locations

$127,214

 / yr

$112,164

 / yr
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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.

A Information security specialist salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Information security specialist in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $49,466 to $166,870 per year, based on 4,852 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Information security specialist in US can make a salary range of $22,026 to $46,631 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 15,305 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Information security specialist gets the highest compensation are Tanium Inc., Technical Management Resources, Inc. and Apple Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 13.72% less than smaller companies for a Information security specialist.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

IT Security Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$145,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Security Specialist, ISSO

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$60,003

/yr

$60K | $3

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Penetration Tester

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

$80K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Cybersecurity Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$39,276

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Armed Security Specialist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Information Security Specialist pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Information Security Specialist is $86,459 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Information Security Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 706 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Information Security Specialist employees.

The highest salary for an Information Security Specialist in United States is $138,719 per year.

The lowest salary for an Information Security Specialist in United States is $53,888 per year.

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