What kind of salary can I expect with a CompTIA Security+ Certification?
Most of the jobs that IT professionals with a CompTIA Security+ certification would hold fall under the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) category of network and computer systems administrators. The BLS reports that jobs in this category earn a median annual salary of $80,600. According to Certification Magazine's 2022 Salary Survey, professionals with the CompTIA Security+ certification earn an average salary of $115,170 in the United States and an average salary of $106,910 worldwide.
How much does the CompTIA Security+ exam cost?
The CompTIA Security+ certification exam costs $370.
What job titles are most common for people who hold CompTIA's Security+ certification?
There are a variety of CompTIA Security+ jobs available, and the certification is in high demand in the field of cybersecurity. Possible positions you may obtain with this certification include junior penetration tester, systems administrator, network administrator, security administrator, and cybersecurity specialist. The average salaries for these roles range from $72,945 to $86,805, according to Glassdoor, and can go well above $100,000 as you gain experience and advance in your field.
What is CompTIA Security+?
CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that proves you have the basic skills needed to perform the core security functions an organization needs. The CompTIA Security+ certification exam focuses on up-to-date best practices in risk management and mitigation, including an emphasis on your ability to effectively identify and address security threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities.
Is CompTIA Security+ worth it?
CompTIA Security+ certification is a great way to begin a career in cybersecurity. It is typically the first security certification that an IT professional should earn and will provide you with a career boost into intermediate-level cybersecurity roles. It is also a certification that is required by many organizations as evidence of your core knowledge and skills in the field of cybersecurity.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam and receive an exam voucher with your enrollment.
When can I start this course?
You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.
Can I register for courses if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
How long does it take to complete this course?
The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the Boot Camp to access all Boot Camp materials.
What kind of support will I receive?
The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the Infosec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career and stand out to potential employers s. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
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