Information Security Analyst Salary

The average salary for an Information Security Analyst is $70,407 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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$49,198 - $102,090
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MEDIAN: $70,096
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$16.25 - $46.32
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$0$104K
Salary $49,198 - $102,090
Bonus $155.47 - $10,010
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,970
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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$47,227 - $104,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,340
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $16.25 - $46.32
Overtime $20.98 - $59.94
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $155.47 - $10,010
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,970
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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$47,227 - $104,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 315

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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 by Experience Level for Information Security Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Information Security Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Security Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 1,678 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Security Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 737 salaries. An experienced Information Security Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 466 salaries. An Information Security Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 95 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,760

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Information Security Analyst Reviews

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

Information Security Analyst in Omaha:
Pros: Flexible work, enjoyable working conditions, excellent co-workers, challenging at times, work life balance.
Cons:

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 Pune:
"Monitor and Manage security devices."
Pros: The devices I work with and the exposure I get while I work.
Cons: Rotational Shifts.

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
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 370 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Information Security Analyst Salaries

▲31%

▲28%

▲17%

National Average
$70,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 370 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%
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