Information Security Analyst Salary (United States)

An Information Security Analyst earns an average salary of $68,544 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Information Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$46,726 - $99,326
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MEDIAN: $68,543
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Information Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$15.45 - $48.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,726 - $99,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,076  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $9,673  
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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$44,911 - $102,451  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,594
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.45 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$24.40 - $52.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,076  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $9,673  
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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$44,911 - $102,451  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,594
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Information Security Analyst Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Information Security Analyst Salaries

Project Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Security Testing and Auditing
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Computer Security
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National Average
$69,000
Network Management / Administration
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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%
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