The average pay for an Information Security Associate is $64,737 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, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Security Policies and Procedures.

$30,913 - $116,713
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MEDIAN: $64,737
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$30,913 - $116,713  
   
Bonus
$500 - $10,000  
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$30,825 - $121,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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.
059
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Information Security Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Information Security Associate Salaries

Security Risk Management
up arrow 32%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 21%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 16%

National Average
$64,000

Disaster Recovery
up arrow 26%

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
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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