Entry-Level Information Security Analyst Salary

Average Entry-Level Information Security Analysts make around $64K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Information Security Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $90K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Information Security Analysts is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Information Security Analysts (83 percent) who took the survey. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$46,759 - $88,291
$47K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,939
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50%
90%

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$15.41 - $40.93
$15
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $24.61
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$0$90K
Salary $46,759 - $88,291
Bonus $100.22 - $8,331
Profit Sharing $295.90 - $7,197
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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$44,472 - $90,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,584
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $15.41 - $40.93
Overtime $21.45 - $52.40
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $100.22 - $8,331
Profit Sharing $295.90 - $7,197
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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$44,472 - $90,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 258

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Information Security Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Security Analyst


Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $50K to just $78K — but General Dynamics Information Technology Inc offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $59K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,379

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Information Security Analysts that is 17 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Information Security Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+15 percent), Charlotte (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), and San Antonio (+12 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Information Security Analyst Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Security Analyst in Colorado Springs:
"Never Give your Salary History."
If they ask, say that the your current information is confidential. If they insist as them how it would benefit your career by disclosing that information.

Information Security Analyst in Columbus:
"Basic Procedures and expectactions."
Always ask your contractor company about basic procedures.

Information Security Analyst in Washington:
"Security Future."
When in the security acumen, have the hindsight to look ahead. Like, Cloud computing. It used to be a question of if, now its a matter of when.

Information Security Analyst in Dallas:
"Become A Success."
Keep up to date and never stop learning. Don't build a job but build a career by making your self of value.

Key Stats for Information Security Analyst

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 248 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Information Security Analyst Salaries

Tableau Software
▲12%










Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Network Management / Administration
▼5%


Microsoft Active Directory
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 248 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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