Entry-Level Information Security Analyst Salary

Entry-Level Information Security Analysts take home an average $64K per year. Incomes of Entry-Level Information Security Analysts vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $9K cause paychecks to spread between $44K on the low end and $90K on the high end. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. There are far more male Entry-Level Information Security Analysts survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. Most Entry-Level Information Security Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$46,570 - $88,242
$47K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,806
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50%
90%

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$15.75 - $40.77
$16
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.35
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,570 - $88,242  
   
Bonus
$99.89 - $8,976  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,550  
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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$44,386 - $90,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.75 - $40.77  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $52.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.89 - $8,976  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,550  
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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$44,386 - $90,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 245

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General Dynamics Information Technology Inc offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $59K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $50K to $78K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,205

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

For Entry-Level Information Security Analysts, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Information Security Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+16 percent), Charlotte (+13 percent), New York (+13 percent), and San Antonio (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Columbus, which sits 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
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 232 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Information Security Analyst Salaries

Tableau Software
▲13%









Project Management
▲2%


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 232 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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