Information Assurance Engineer Salary

An Information Assurance Engineer earns an average salary of $85,550 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$58,680 - $125,315
$59K
$87K
$130K
MEDIAN: $87,157
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50%
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Salary $58,680 - $125,315
Bonus $0.00 - $10,174
Profit Sharing $2,250
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$57,652 - $125,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155

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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

Pay by Experience for an Information Assurance Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Assurance Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Assurance Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Information Assurance Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 54 salaries. An Information Assurance Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,125

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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 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Information Assurance Engineer Salaries

▲35%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$87,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Information Assurance Engineer Salaries





National Average
$87,000

Computer Security
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 18%
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