An Information Assurance Engineer earns an average salary of $85,612 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$59,177 - $118,621
$59K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,611
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90%

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$22.50 - $54.00
$40
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,177 - $118,621  
   
Bonus
$511 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
Total Pay (?
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$58,561 - $119,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$55.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$511 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$58,561 - $119,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Information Assurance Engineer

An information assurance engineer will oversee the storing and processing of information within a company to make sure that it is secure. The engineer may provide consulting services to various companies or may work directly for one company. The engineer should also be able to detect any potential risks that are present, in order to minimize potential data breaches. Period risk assessments should be carried out by the engineer. This will involve looking over data practices and data logs and detecting any irregularities or hazards that might exist.

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Information Assurance Engineer Tasks

  • Analyze networks to identify vulnerabilities and reduce breaches.
  • Develop and implement scanning and certification plans for network control and maintenance.
  • Document existing and proposed information architecture to convey compliance, problems, and solutions.
  • Resolve incidents and breaches, mitigating problems, and informing key personnel.

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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

National Average: $85,830

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Key Stats for Information Assurance Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Information Assurance Engineer Salaries




National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Information Assurance Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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