What salary does an SSCP holder earn?

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification validates advanced technical skills and knowledge to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure using security best practices, policies and procedures established by the cybersecurity experts at ISC2.

The certification is not only recognized for its value in the industry, but those that hold the certification report strong salaries in their field. Based on data collected in the latest ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, average salaries of SSCP holders are reported below:

Average SSCP Salaries

Region Average SSCP Salary (U.S. $)
Globally $94,948
Asia-Pacific $73,900
Europe $102,298
North America $108,153

Learn more about SSCP to see if you are ready to prove that you have the skills to earn this premium certification and command a competitive salary.

*There are many variables that may contribute to an individual’s salary attainment, including country, region, industry, years of experience, level within an organization, individual performance, an employer’s hiring and compensation practices and more. The information shared should not be considered a guaranteed or estimated salary for all candidates earning the SSCP. Survey, response panels and research methodology vary across all the sources cited above. Average salaries based on ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study data are provided when there are a minimum of 50 valid responses, which are not available for all regions for all certifications.