Cyber Incident Response Specialist II Salary in the United States

How much does a Cyber Incident Response Specialist II make in the United States? The average Cyber Incident Response Specialist II salary in the United States is $83,941 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $73,230 and $97,098. 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. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Cyber Incident Response Specialist I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Cyber Incident Response Specialist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Cyber Incident Response Specialist III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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