COMPUTER SECURITY SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$97,000
$67,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$140,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a computer security specialist make?
Computer Security Specialists in America make, on average, $97,643 a year or $46.94 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 74,000. The top 10 percent earn over $141,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $67,000 annually. The top 5 states when it comes to Computer Security Specialist salaries are New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for a Computer Security Specialist is 3.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Computer Security Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Computer Security Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Microsoft and Google are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like ISEC and KBR report highly competitive salaries for Computer Security Specialists.

Average Computer Security Specialist Salary By Location

Computer Security Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $97,643 per year or $46.94 per hour. Working in Mountain View, CA as a Computer Security Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $109,673 per year. Even an entry-level Computer Security Specialist makes $69,000 per year in Mountain View, CA. New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania are the top 5 highest earning states for Computer Security Specialists. South Dakota, Florida, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$109,673
2
Edison, NJ
$101,440
3
New York, NY
$101,267
4
Stamford, CT
$100,515
5
Wilmington, DE
$100,499

Average Computer Security Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Computer Security Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Technology companies, Professional companies, and Internet companies tend to have the highest salaries for Computer Security Specialists. Technology companies pay their Computer Security Specialists the highest wages, averaging $109,929 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies pay well too, at $98,598 and $95,486, respectively. At $82,100, the average salary for Computer Security Specialists in the Energy industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$109,929
2
Professional
$98,598
3
Internet
$95,486
4
Hospitality
$94,652
5
Energy
$82,100

RECENTLY ADDED Computer Security Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Tech Mahindra (Americas), Inc.
Computer Security Specialist
03/22/2019
$82,056
Castlegarde, Inc.
Computer Security Specialist
03/15/2019
$70,000
Tech Mahindra (Americas), Inc.
Computer Security Specialist
03/13/2019
$83,970
Tech Mahindra (Americas), Inc.
Computer Security Specialist
03/06/2019
$72,114