Security Specialist salary in California

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Based on 204 income tax records
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How much do Security Specialists make?
The average total salary for a Security Specialist is $52,000 per year. This is based on data from 204 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Specialist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Specialist salary can vary between $20,500 to $117,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Security Specialist salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, California
45 income tax records
$45K – $129K
Universal Protection Service, California
14 income tax records
$36K – $76K
Security Industry Specialists, California
22 income tax records
$22K – $42K
Target, California
20 income tax records
$18K – $33K

Security Specialist demographics in California

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72% are single
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28% are married
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29% have kids
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39% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Security Specialists in California

204 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security specialist in California is $52,000 per year. Security specialist salaries in California can vary between $20,500 to $117,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 204 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security specialist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for security specialists in California: US Department of Defense ($78,500 a year), Universal Protection Service ($40,500 a year), and Security Industry Specialists ($34,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security specialists in California: San Diego, CA ($77,000 a year), Ridgecrest, CA ($54,500 a year), and San Jose, CA ($40,500 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.