Cyber Security Analyst Salary

A Cyber Security Analyst earns an average salary of $75,118 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Security Testing and Auditing, Computer Security, Security Policies and Procedures, and Security Intrusion Detection. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$48,907 - $116,562
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$120K
MEDIAN: $75,730
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$14.54 - $58.69
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MEDIAN: $25.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,907 - $116,562  
   
Bonus
$1,454 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
Total Pay (?
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$46,978 - $119,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$1K$2K$4K
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $58.69  
   
Overtime
$21.11 - $4,055  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$2M$5M$8M
Bonus
$1,454 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,978 - $119,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Cyber Security Analyst

  • Use technical skills to help respond to threats and emergency security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Help develop solutions or improvements to prevent malicious activity.
  • Use knowledge of computers and electronics to monitor and analyze data from various security systems.
  • Effectively communicate security information to fellow analysts and customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cyber Security Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Cyber Security Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Cyber Security Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 182 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cyber Security Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Cyber Security Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 43 salaries. A Cyber Security Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cyber Security Analyst

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Cyber Security Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$75,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Cyber Security Analyst Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
▲26%

Computer Security
▲23%

Security Policies and Procedures
▲16%


Network Security Management
▲4%


Security Risk Management
▲3%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
▼10%

Data Analysis
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 11%
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