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Information Assurance Engineer Salary

An Information Assurance Engineer earns an average salary of $85,703 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$59,942 - $120,502
(Median)
$60K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,703
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90%

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$20.14 - $70.47
(Median)
$20
$42
$70
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,942 - $120,502  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,031  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$60,057 - $122,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.14 - $70.47  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $44.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,031  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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).
)
$60,057 - $122,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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 by Experience Level for Information Assurance Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Information Assurance Engineer Salaries




National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Information Assurance Engineer Salaries



IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Testing and Auditing
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National Average
$86,000

Computer Security
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 13%
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