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What Is the Average Cyber Security Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
New York $125,664 $10,472 $2,417 $60.42
New Hampshire $121,765 $10,147 $2,342 $58.54
California $120,520 $10,043 $2,318 $57.94
Vermont $115,042 $9,587 $2,212 $55.31
Idaho $113,540 $9,462 $2,183 $54.59
Massachusetts $112,804 $9,400 $2,169 $54.23
Wyoming $112,247 $9,354 $2,159 $53.96
Maine $111,451 $9,288 $2,143 $53.58
Washington $109,857 $9,155 $2,113 $52.82
Hawaii $109,639 $9,137 $2,108 $52.71
West Virginia $109,197 $9,100 $2,100 $52.50
Pennsylvania $108,669 $9,056 $2,090 $52.24
Connecticut $107,037 $8,920 $2,058 $51.46
Montana $106,207 $8,851 $2,042 $51.06
New Jersey $105,561 $8,797 $2,030 $50.75
Rhode Island $105,181 $8,765 $2,023 $50.57
Arizona $105,114 $8,760 $2,021 $50.54
Indiana $104,441 $8,703 $2,008 $50.21
Alaska $104,320 $8,693 $2,006 $50.15
North Dakota $103,647 $8,637 $1,993 $49.83
Maryland $103,563 $8,630 $1,992 $49.79
Nevada $103,500 $8,625 $1,990 $49.76
Tennessee $102,178 $8,515 $1,965 $49.12
Minnesota $102,163 $8,514 $1,965 $49.12
Wisconsin $101,988 $8,499 $1,961 $49.03
Nebraska $101,891 $8,491 $1,959 $48.99
Ohio $101,435 $8,453 $1,951 $48.77
Georgia $101,401 $8,450 $1,950 $48.75
South Dakota $100,620 $8,385 $1,935 $48.37
Virginia $100,556 $8,380 $1,934 $48.34
Utah $99,947 $8,329 $1,922 $48.05
Kentucky $99,376 $8,281 $1,911 $47.78
Oregon $99,120 $8,260 $1,906 $47.65
Louisiana $99,078 $8,256 $1,905 $47.63
Alabama $99,031 $8,253 $1,904 $47.61
Kansas $97,718 $8,143 $1,879 $46.98
South Carolina $97,325 $8,110 $1,872 $46.79
Iowa $97,311 $8,109 $1,871 $46.78
Colorado $97,005 $8,084 $1,865 $46.64
New Mexico $96,925 $8,077 $1,864 $46.60
Delaware $96,792 $8,066 $1,861 $46.53
Florida $95,570 $7,964 $1,838 $45.95
Oklahoma $94,699 $7,892 $1,821 $45.53
Mississippi $91,552 $7,629 $1,761 $44.02
Arkansas $91,119 $7,593 $1,752 $43.81
Michigan $91,025 $7,585 $1,750 $43.76
Illinois $90,624 $7,552 $1,743 $43.57
Texas $90,101 $7,508 $1,733 $43.32
Missouri $89,071 $7,423 $1,713 $42.82
North Carolina $82,936 $6,911 $1,595 $39.87

Top 50 Highest Paying States for Cyber Security Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified five states where the typical salary for a Cyber Security job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York, with New Hampshire and California close behind in second and third. California beats the national average by 6.7%, and New York furthers that trend with another $12,690 (11.2%) above the $112,974.

Significantly, New York has a very active Cyber Security job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With only a handful of states paying above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by moving to a new locationas a Cyber Security is a decision to make with some caution. Factoring in cost of living expenses should be considered as well.

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ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.
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