Information Security Analyst Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Information Security Analyst is $68,680 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Forensics, and Security Risk Management.
Information Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$46,793 - $100,013
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MEDIAN: $68,680
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Information Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$15.58 - $46.88
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,793 - $100,013  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,156  
Profit Sharing
$397.91 - $9,830  
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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$45,148 - $103,243  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,665
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.58 - $46.88  
   
Overtime
$24.54 - $51.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,156  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.91 - $9,830  
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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$45,148 - $103,243  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,665
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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 Difference By Location

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San Diego
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Seattle
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Houston
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National Average
$69,000
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St. Louis
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San Antonio
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Denver
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Information Security Analyst Reviews

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
$69,000

Skills That Affect Information Security Analyst Salaries

Project Management
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Forensics
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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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Network Security Management
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National Average
$69,000

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
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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