Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an IT Security Specialist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$102,963 / yrTotal Pay
$82,630 / yrBase Pay
$20,333 / yrAdditional Pay

$102,963

 / yr
$16K$656K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a IT Security Specialist is $102,963 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $82,630 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 $20,333 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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Leidos
3.9

Leidos

IT Security Specialist

$134,382

 /yr
Range: $82K - $181K
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$82K

$181K

$82,184 - $181,027 Range

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General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$137,269

 /yr
Range: $93K - $192K

$93K

$192K

$93,290 - $191,947 Range

Perspecta
3.5

Perspecta

IT Security Specialist

$118,833

 /yr
Range: $60K - $163K

$60K

$163K

$59,750 - $163,257 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

IT Security Specialist

$140,268

 /yr
Range: $87K - $219K

$87K

$219K

$86,626 - $218,787 Range

Target
3.7

Target

IT Security Specialist

$171,031

 /yr
Range: $171K - $171K

$171K

$171K

$171,031 - $171,031 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

IT Security Specialist

$131,050

 /yr
Range: $98K - $171K

$98K

$171K

$97,732 - $171,031 Range

Genesis10
4.0

Genesis10

IT Security Specialist

$118,857

 /yr
Range: $106K - $168K

$106K

$168K

$106,086 - $167,509 Range

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KPMG
3.9

KPMG

IT Security Specialist

$121,055

 /yr
Range: $114K - $154K

$114K

$154K

$114,391 - $154,372 Range

Insight Global
3.9

Insight Global

IT Security Specialist

$119,389

 /yr
Range: $114K - $136K

$114K

$136K

$114,280 - $136,048 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

IT Security Specialist

$128,273

 /yr
Range: $103K - $192K

$103K

$192K

$103,285 - $192,133 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

IT Security Specialist - Monthly

$4,656

 /mo
Range: $2K - $5K

$2K

$5K

$2,219 - $4,707 Range

Scientific Research Corporation
4.5

Scientific Research Corporation

IT Security Specialist

$244,330

 /yr
Range: $180K - $290K

$180K

$290K

$179,916 - $289,865 Range

Zachary Piper
3.5

Zachary Piper

IT Security Specialist

$108,283

 /yr
Range: $92K - $155K

$92K

$155K

$91,624 - $155,483 Range

Capital One
4.2

Capital One

IT Security Specialist

$132,161

 /yr
Range: $121K - $152K

$121K

$152K

$121,055 - $151,666 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

IT Security Specialist

$78,858

 /yr
Range: $47K - $132K

$47K

$132K

$46,593 - $131,685 Range

Aerotek
3.6

Aerotek

IT Security Specialist

$182,693

 /yr
Range: $119K - $208K

$119K

$208K

$118,833 - $207,681 Range

USAA
3.6

USAA

IT Security Specialist

$125,867

 /yr
Range: $125K - $131K

$125K

$131K

$124,609 - $131,050 Range

Sanford Health
3.4

Sanford Health

IT Security Specialist - Hourly

$27

$27

$27 - $27 Range

Navy Federal Credit Union
4.1

Navy Federal Credit Union

IT Security Specialist

$141,878

 /yr
Range: $137K - $166K

$137K

$166K

$136,603 - $166,271 Range

DISYS
4.0

DISYS

IT Security Specialist - Hourly

$72

 /hr
Range: $48 - $94

$48

$94

$48 - $94 Range

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$108,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Cybersecurity with 1 to 3 years of experience

$31,470

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Target Security Specialist with less than one year of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Cybersecurity Analyst with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Cyber Security Specialist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$83,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,500/yr

8 days ago by a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with more than 15 years of experience

$74,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Information Systems Security Officer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Target Security Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with 10 to 14 years of experience

$5,000

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Information Assurance with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an IT Security Specialist salaries

The national average salary for an IT Security Specialist is $111,675 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an IT Security Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 647 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an IT Security Specialist employees.

The highest salary for an IT Security Specialist in United States is $190,795 per year.

The lowest salary for an IT Security Specialist in United States is $65,365 per year.

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