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Top Paying Companies

For a Security Specialist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Security Specialist in United States. Employers include Meta, Microsoft and VMware.

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Meta
Meta
$165,989/yr
6K open jobs
3
VMware
$148,054/yr
5
SAP
$133,213/yr
7
Box
$130,722/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Security Specialist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Security Specialist in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $93,984, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $91,843, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $87,889, Information Technology with a median total pay of $86,122, and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $85,084.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$93,984

    18% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$91,843

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$87,889

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$86,122

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$85,084

    9% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Top paying companies in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Security Specialist are Amgen, Baxter, and Biogen.

AmgenAmgen$95,922/yr
BaxterBaxter$93,984/yr
BiogenBiogen$91,735/yr
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Corporate Security

United States of America

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$16

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Corporate Security

United States of America

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$15

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Corporate Security

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$65,000

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Corporate Security

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

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Corporate Security

United States of America

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$15

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Corporate Security

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$55,000

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Corporate Security

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$16

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Corporate Security

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$15

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Corporate Security

United States of America

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$15

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Security Specialist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Security Specialist is $51,000 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Security Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2460 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Security Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Security Specialist in United States is $82,042 per year.

The lowest salary for a Security Specialist in United States is $31,703 per year.

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