Information Security Analyst Salary

The average salary for an Information Security Analyst is $70,786 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Forensics and Project Management.
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$48,747 - $102,274
(Median)
$49K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,786
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$16.70 - $45.93
(Median)
$17
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,747 - $102,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,812  
Profit Sharing
$366.25 - $10,279  
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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$47,470 - $105,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,816
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.70 - $45.93  
   
Overtime
$24.44 - $53.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,812  
   
Profit Sharing
$366.25 - $10,279  
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).
)
$47,470 - $105,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Analyst

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What is it like working as an Information Security Analyst?

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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Experience Affects Information Security Analyst Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Information Security Analyst Salaries

Forensics
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Testing and Auditing
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Computer Security
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Network Security Management
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National Average
$71,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
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Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 328 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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