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IT Security Specialist Salary

How much does a IT Security Specialist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for IT Security Specialist

$85,034 (USD)/yr

$41 (USD)/hr

$2,968 (USD)/yr

$83,936 (USD)/yr

$40 (USD)/hr

$2,968 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Organizes access to computer data files, evaluates data file use, and updates computer security files to keep them up to date. Writes commands into computer to allow access to the computer system for users who forget their password. Construes computer security files to determine whether denial of data access reported by user is justified. Modifies security files to correct errors, or explains that user authorization does not permit access.
The average it security specialist salary in United States is $85,034 or an equivalent hourly rate of $41. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,968. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$60,209 (USD)

$105,366 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$98,578 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for IT Security Specialist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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