Security Specialist salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 2,350 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Security Specialists make?
The average total salary for a Security Specialist is $64,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,350 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Specialist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Specialist salary can vary between $21,000 to $129,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Specialist salary by location

Security Specialist salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, Fairfax County, VA
18 income tax records
$68K – $136K
National Finance Center, Prince George's County, MD
19 income tax records
$66K – $134K
Universal Protection Service, King County, WA
18 income tax records
$23K – $51K
Security Industry Specialists, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$21K – $41K

Security Specialist demographics in United States

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56% are single
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44% are married
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38% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Specialists in United States

2,350 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security specialist in the United States is $64,000 per year. Security specialist salaries in the United States can vary between $21,000 to $129,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,350 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security specialist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security specialists in the United States: US Department of Defense ($109,500 a year), National Finance Center ($105,500 a year), and Universal Protection Service ($41,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security specialists in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($93,500 a year), Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($91,000 a year), and Dayton Metro Area, OH ($83,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.