(ISC)² is most widely known for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. Holding your CISSP certification means something. It means you are experienced, well-trained, dedicated and constantly working to stay up to speed on the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. There are more than 125,000 certified CISSPs around the world working at Fortune 100 companies, start-ups and as independent contractors. Certification Magazine surveyed a group of CISSPs and discovered they remain among the highest compensated security professionals, with an average U.S. salary of $131,030.
To learn more about CISSP salary information, including job satisfaction and experience levels, read the Certification Magazine article: Salary Survey Extra: Deep Focus on (ISC)²’s CISSP.