Entry-Level Information Security Analyst Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Information Security Analysts sits in the ballpark of $64K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Information Security Analysts bottoms out near $45K and approaches $90K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority of Entry-Level Information Security Analysts (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Information Security Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$46,678 - $87,856
$47K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,980
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$16.52 - $40.60
$17
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,678 - $87,856  
   
Bonus
$102.65 - $9,095  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,609  
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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$44,535 - $89,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,450
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.52 - $40.60  
   
Overtime
$21.33 - $53.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$102.65 - $9,095  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,609  
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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$44,535 - $89,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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Pay for Entry-Level Information Security Analysts is the lowest at General Dynamics Information Technology Inc, which has a median salary of $59K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $78K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,452

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

For Entry-Level Information Security Analysts, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. 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). Columbus ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.

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 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
16 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
15%
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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 199 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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