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Security Specialist Salaries

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1,046 SalariesUpdated May 19, 2018
Average Base Pay
$58,490/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$40K
Low
$58K
Average
$89K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,463
Range$623 - $11,571
How much does a Security Specialist make?

The national average salary for a Security Specialist is $58,490 in United States. Filter by location to see Security Specialist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,046 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Security Specialist employees.

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      Security Industry Specialists
      $16/hr
      Range: $12 - $20
      81 salaries
      $16
      $12$20
      Security Industry Specialists
      $57,331/yr
      Range: $32K - $67K
      20 salaries
      $57,331
      $32K$67K
      U.S. Bank
      $37,893/yr
      Range: $35K - $50K
      16 salaries
      $37,893
      $35K$50K
      US Department of Defense
      $81,298/yr
      Range: $54K - $118K
      15 salaries
      $81,298
      $54K$118K
      Tech Mahindra
      $66,992/yr
      Range: $62K - $88K
      13 salaries
      $66,992
      $62K$88K
      Matasano Security
      $115,403/yr
      Range: $103K - $138K
      8 salaries
      $115,403
      $103K$138K
      US Army
      $79,574/yr
      Range: $58K - $108K
      8 salaries
      $79,574
      $58K$108K

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      Booz Allen Hamilton
      $62,770/yr
      Range: $59K - $72K
      8 salaries
      $62,770
      $59K$72K
      BAE Systems USA
      $58,629/yr
      Range: $52K - $70K
      8 salaries
      $58,629
      $52K$70K
      Digital Hands
      $48,839/yr
      Range: $40K - $62K
      7 salaries
      $48,839
      $40K$62K
      SecureWorks
      $66,016/yr
      Range: $50K - $105K
      7 salaries
      $66,016
      $50K$105K
      IBM
      $56,296/yr
      Range: $41K - $61K
      6 salaries
      $56,296
      $41K$61K
      Engility
      $59,258/yr
      Range: $52K - $67K
      5 salaries
      $59,258
      $52K$67K
      US Department of State
      $83,053/yr
      Range: $72K - $94K
      5 salaries
      $83,053
      $72K$94K
      Time Warner Cable
      $57,525/yr
      Range: $55K - $67K
      5 salaries
      $57,525
      $55K$67K
      FAA
      $71,146/yr
      Range: $62K - $80K
      5 salaries
      $71,146
      $62K$80K
      L3 Technologies
      $51,751/yr
      Range: $42K - $60K
      5 salaries
      $51,751
      $42K$60K
      Lockheed Martin
      $68,764/yr
      Range: $48K - $108K
      5 salaries
      $68,764
      $48K$108K
      Raytheon
      $59,315/yr
      Range: $55K - $66K
      5 salaries
      $59,315
      $55K$66K
      Bank of America
      $66,687/yr
      Range: $40K - $91K
      5 salaries
      $66,687
      $40K$91K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Security Specialist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $23
      hourly
      A Securities Operations Specialist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $23 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $55,000
      per year
      An Applications Security Specialist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $96,000
      per year
      A Personnel Security Specialist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $50,000
      per year
      A Security Specialist in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      $6k tips/gratuities
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Nashville, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $20
      hourly
      A Security Specialist in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $20 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Memphis, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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