Senior Security Specialist

Senior Security Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$95,000
$61,000
Min 10%
$95,000
Median 50%
$149,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Salesforce
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a senior security specialist make?
Senior Security Specialists in America make, on average, $95,960 a year or $46.13 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $149,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $61,000 per year. Technology companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Security Specialists. The top 5 states when it comes to Senior Security Specialist salaries are Alaska, New Jersey, New York, District of Columbia, and Rhode Island. The typical employment in the position spans 4.1 years.
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Specialist
$58,635

Average Senior Security Specialist Salary By Location

As a Senior Security Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $95,960 per year or $46.13 per hour. Senior Security Specialists make the most in Santa Clara, CA at about $121,926 per year. Not only that, Santa Clara, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $75,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Senior Security Specialist salaries are Alaska, New Jersey, New York, District of Columbia, and Rhode Island. Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana have the lowest Senior Security Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Clara, CA
$121,926
2
New York, NY
$116,273
3
Washington, DC
$115,091
4
Arlington, VA
$109,815
5
Rockville, MD
$108,421

Average Senior Security Specialist Salary By Company

Senior Security Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Technology companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Security Specialists. Senior Security Specialists at Salesforce and Fluor report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Raytheon and Leidos pay their Senior Security Specialists very well.

Average Senior Security Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Security Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Insurance companies, Technology companies, and Energy companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Security Specialists. Salaries for Senior Security Specialists in Insurance companies average $98,177 annually, while Technology companies and Energy companies pay $96,954 and $96,951, respectively. The average salary for Senior Security Specialists in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $93,174.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Insurance
$98,177
2
Technology
$96,954
3
Energy
$96,951
4
Finance
$93,425
5
Manufacturing
$93,174

Recently Added Senior Security Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sound Transit
Senior Security Specialist
11/04/2019
$75,000
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Senior Security Specialist
09/28/2019
$137,849
Air Force Materiel Command
Senior Security Specialist
06/14/2019
$75,500
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Senior Security Specialist
05/30/2019
$99,172
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Senior Security Specialist
05/30/2019
$117,191