Information Assurance Engineer Salary (United States)

An Information Assurance Engineer earns an average salary of $84,963 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Information Assurance Engineer Total Pay (?
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$59,475 - $117,810
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$59,475 - $117,810  
   
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$0.00 - $5,062  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$59,626 - $120,976  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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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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Experience Affects Information Assurance Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Information Assurance Engineer Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Risk Management
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National Average
$85,000
Computer Security
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 12%
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