Information Security Associate Salary

The average pay for an Information Security Associate is $63,465 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Security Risk Management and IT Security & Infrastructure.

$30,639 - $117,813
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MEDIAN: $63,465
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$30,639 - $117,813  
   
Bonus
$500 - $10,000  
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$30,706 - $122,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Information Security Associate

Information security associates usually work in an office setting and deal with a number of departments. They usually work nine to five but may be needed during special projects. They typically act as a liaison between other departments within the company when it comes to information security. For this reason, information security associates must have good people skills to successfully deal with a number of co-workers. Prior work experience is usually required, and a bachelor's degree is almost always required with a particular focus on information systems.

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Information Security Associate Tasks

  • Audit, review, develop and implement data security policies, procedures, design and architecture to safeguard company information.
  • Train staff on security rules and policies for log-ins and passwords.
  • Determine and grant access levels based on the principle of least privilege to mitigate exposure of safeguarded information.

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Key Stats for Information Security Associate

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
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Experience Affects Information Security Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
▲31%

National Average
$63,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Information Security Associate Salaries

Security Risk Management
▲35%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲24%

Security Policies and Procedures
▲10%

National Average
$63,000

Disaster Recovery
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 15%