An Information Assurance Engineer earns an average salary of $85,143 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Information Assurance Engineer Total Pay (?
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$58,943 - $118,398
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MEDIAN: $85,143
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Information Assurance Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.85 - $86.16
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,943 - $118,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,065  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $9,967  
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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$59,100 - $122,417  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$19.85 - $86.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,065  
   
Profit Sharing
$679 - $9,967  
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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$59,100 - $122,417  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
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Job Description for Information Assurance Engineer
Information assurance engineers are tasked with maintaining a company's databases and ensuring integrity among systems that the company uses and operates. Maintaining their integrity and security involves analyzing networks to identify vulnerabilities, reducing breaches to the network, resolving past incidents and making sure that key personnel know and understand issues. In maintaining the network, the information assurance engineer documents existing and potential information architecture, and identifies and troubleshoots problems and compliance issues.
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Information Assurance Engineer Tasks
  • Document existing and proposed information architecture to convey compliance, problems, and solutions.
  • Resolve incidents and breaches, mitigating problems, and informing key personnel.
  • Analyze networks to identify vulnerabilities and reduce breaches.
  • Develop and implement scanning and certification plans for network control and maintenance.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$86,000
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Experience Affects Information Assurance Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Information Assurance Engineer Salaries

Computer Security
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Security Testing and Auditing
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National Average
$86,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 85 votes.
Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 12%
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