Cyber Incident Response Specialist I Salary in the United States

How much does a Cyber Incident Response Specialist I make in the United States? The average Cyber Incident Response Specialist I salary in the United States is $67,222 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $60,681 and $76,927. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Analyzes, reports, and responds to detected cyber incidents. Maintains system cybersecurity monitoring operations. Uses cybersecurity tools to proactively search for threats to systems or networks. Conducts network defense analysis and provides recommendations for improvements. Develops and maintains thorough, up-to-date knowledge of cybersecurity threats and incident response best practices. Collaborates with peers and stakeholders to establish and ensure consistent response practices and prioritization of security events. Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Cyber Incident Response Specialist I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Cyber Incident Response Specialist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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