SECURITY SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$55,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
CUNA Mutual Group
Highest Paying City
Germantown, MD
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a security specialist make?
The national average salary for a Security Specialist in the United States is $34,709 per year or $16.69 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $55,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 per year. Retail companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Security Specialist jobs are Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Most Security Specialists spend 3.3 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Security
$31,584
Specialist
$58,635

Average Security Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Security Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Security Specialists are Retail companies and Professional companies. Companies like CUNA Mutual Group or Union Bank will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Citi and NTT Data International LLC report highly competitive salaries for Security Specialists.

Average Security Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Security Specialist in the USA is $34,709 annually or $16.69 hourly. Germantown, MD reports the highest Security Specialist salaries at $60,053 per year. The average entry-level salary in Germantown, MD is $31,000. Some of the states with the best Security Specialist salaries are Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and West Virginia. Arizona, Washington, Hawaii, Idaho, and Oregon are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Germantown, MD
$60,053
2
Ashburn, VA
$59,798
3
Washington, DC
$59,108
4
New York, NY
$57,651
5
North Miami Beach, FL
$54,268

RECENTLY ADDED Security Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Request Technology, LLC
Security Specialist
09/30/2019
$110,000
G4S
Security Specialist
09/30/2019
$33,392
Apex3 Security
Security Specialist
09/28/2019
$54,262
Washington Headquarters Services
Security Specialist
09/28/2019
$117,191
U.S. Army Forces Command
Security Specialist
09/28/2019
$88,704
Travis County Texas
Security Specialist
09/27/2019
$32,453
Defense Security Service
Security Specialist
09/27/2019
$98,773
Transportation Security Administration
Security Specialist
09/27/2019
$68,346
09/27/2019
$35,479
U.S. Air Force-Agency Wide
Security Specialist
09/27/2019
$90,958
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