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DHS Cybersecurity Service employees receive comprehensive compensation and benefits packages. All new DHS Cybersecurity Service employees start at career levels and salaries matching their experience and expertise. They have the opportunity to receive salary increases and bonuses based on their mission impact, and over time, some employees enhance their expertise to progress to higher career levels.

More information about your initial career level and your potential starting salary will be provided as you progress through the application process.

Competitive Compensation
Entry Track
Description

Entry-level professionals starting new cybersecurity careers

Career Level
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
Potential Salary
$61,200 – $91,080
Developmental Track
Description

Cybersecurity professionals with some experience and still developing their technical expertise

Career Level
  • Associate Cybersecurity Specialist
Potential Salary
$74,000 – $110,000
Technical Track
Description

Experienced cybersecurity professionals applying fully-formed technical expertise or skills that are extremely rare and specialized in a variety of individual contributor roles

Career Levels
  • Senior Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Staff Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Principal Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Senior Principal Cybersecurity Specialist
Potential Salary
$94,400 – $216,260
Leadership Track
Description

Experienced cybersecurity professionals applying fully-formed technical expertise to manage the work of others, from small project teams to entire programs and organizations

Career Levels
  • Lead Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Senior Cybersecurity Manager
Potential Salary
$110,500 – $211,300
Executive Track
Description

Experienced cybersecurity leaders overseeing large, complex cybersecurity organizations or entire mission functions

Career Levels
  • Cybersecurity Executive
  • Senior Cybersecurity Executive
Potential Salary
$157,300 – $246,400
Federal Employment Benefits

DHS Cybersecurity Service employees receive benefits designed to support their professional and personal lives.

  • Time off, sick leave, and paid holidays
  • Family leave and paid parental leave
  • Health, dental, vision, life, and long term care insurance
  • Telework and flexible schedules
  • Education and training
  • Transportation subsidies
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Student loan repayment
  • Retirement accounts

More information about the specific benefits available to you will be provided as you progress through the application process.

Visit Resources to learn more about the suite of federal benefits available to DHS Cybersecurity Service employees.