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Security Specialist Cyber Salary

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

$105,096 (USD)/yr

$51 (USD)/hr

$4,488 (USD)/yr

$103,720 (USD)/yr

$50 (USD)/hr

$4,488 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Identifies and resolves highly complex issues to prevent cyber attacks on information systems and to keep computer information systems secure from interruption of service, intellectual property theft, network viruses, data mining, financial theft, and theft of sensitive customer data, allowing business to continue as normal. Designs, installs, and manages security mechanisms that protect networks and information systems against hackers, breaches, viruses, and spyware. Responds to incidents, investigates violations, and recommends enhancements to plug potential security gaps.
The average security specialist cyber salary in United States is $105,096 or an equivalent hourly rate of $51. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,488. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$73,986 (USD)

$130,331 (USD)

Education
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Salary Potential

$121,835 (USD)

16 %

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

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