5 of the highest paying cybersecurity jobs in 2024


5 of the highest paying cybersecurity jobs in 2024

This week on cybersecurity from the editors of Cybercrime Magazine

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Sausalito, California – March 14, 2024

Fortune Reports that the cybersecurity field is experiencing incredible demand. Cybersecurity Ventures believes that there are currently 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwideand that “the disparity between supply and demand will persist at least until 2025”.

Here are some of the the highest paying cybersecurity jobs from various sources compiled by Fortune:

1. The average salary for a chief information security officer, or CISO, is approximately $243,000, according to Salary.com.

2. The second highest paying position is Director of Information Security, with an average salary of around $189,000.

3. A cybersecurity engineer can earn a salary of $150,000 per year, according to Glassdoor.

4. Cybersecurity architects can expect an average salary of $148,000, according to data from Indeed.

5. Another 6-figure position is application security engineer, which pays around $138,000 per year, according to Indeed.

Fortune provides more details on each of these positionsincluding salary ranges and top salaries by US city, job descriptions and education requirements.

Workers with extensive cybersecurity experience experience “near zero” unemployment, according to Cybersecurity Ventures.

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