Because this job is very specialized into the field of computer security, there is no clear average salary for such a job provided by BLS and Payscale. However, through searching for the job title of a “vulnerability assessor” on SimplyHired website, the average salary is $63,000. On the other hand, when searching for the term “vulnerability assessor analyst”, the average salary is $54,000.
It is really important to note that searching for such job titles also include the physical vulnerability assessor jobs in their search results, making the average salaries a bit inaccurate. Nevertheless, for a cyber security specialist, you should expect an average salary of $70k to $80k if you consider working in the Midwest. Or you could earn on average $85k to $95k if you consider a job in either the west or the east coasts.