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.