Information Security Analyst Salary

The average salary for an Information Security Analyst is $70,400 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$49,478 - $102,185
$49K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,400
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$17.40 - $45.18
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$45
MEDIAN: $25.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,478 - $102,185  
   
Bonus
$201.80 - $10,063  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,115  
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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$47,555 - $104,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.40 - $45.18  
   
Overtime
$21.03 - $57.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$201.80 - $10,063  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,115  
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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$47,555 - $104,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 298

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Job Description for Information Security Analyst

Information security analysts are responsible for providing security solutions for their companies. Their main duties include doing research, collecting data, developing secure strategies and maximizing productivity. They also are in charge of implementing security principles while following strict privacy policies. Information security analysts have advanced skills when it comes to finding security threats and other vulnerabilities. They conduct assessments of enterprise environments and frequently monitor logs and computer traffic.

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Information Security Analyst Tasks

  • Document, prioritize, and analyze security threats, incidents, and key metrics.
  • Review daily and periodic data to identify, report, and remedy vulnerabilities.
  • Configure and analyze security tools and software.
  • Coordinate with IT and end users to minimize disruptions and protect assets.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,893

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Information Security Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Information Security Analyst?

Information Security Analyst in Boise:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, stress level."
Pros: Work flexibility, management, great office conditions.
Cons: Can be long hours, stressful.

Information Security Analyst in Pleasanton:
"It's boring until it's not."
Pros: Always challenging, constantly learning new things, have to think critically, am able to be responsible for critical work.
Cons: It can be very very boring at times.

Information Security Analyst in Memphis:
"Information Security."
Pros: Information Security is always is an interesting industry and is a necessary part of everything company.
Cons: The work can be boring and redudant.

Information Security Analyst in Denver:
"Interesting Work."
Pros: Subject matter - it is constantly changing.
Cons: Nothing. I like my job. It fits my personality.

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Key Stats for Information Security Analyst

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 312 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Information Security Analyst Salaries

▲30%

▲27%

▲16%

National Average
$70,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Information Security Analyst Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 312 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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