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US Department of Defense Security Specialist salary in the United States

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Based on 470 income tax records
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How much do Security Specialists make?
The average total salary for a US Department of Defense Security Specialist is $79,000 per year. This is based on data from 470 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Security Specialist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Security Specialist salary can vary between $44,000 to $128,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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US Department of Defense Security Specialist demographics

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41% are single
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59% are married
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47% have kids
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70% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for US Department of Defense Security Specialists

470 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a security specialist in the United States is $79,000 per year. Security specialist salaries in the United States can vary between $44,000 to $128,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 470 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as security specialist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for security specialists in the United States: Huntsville Metro Area, AL ($107,500 a year), Washington Metro Area, DC ($102,000 a year), and Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($95,000 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.