Mid-Career Intelligence Analyst Salary

Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts pull down an average of $72K annually. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $13K from profit sharing — stretch from around $43K to approximately $100K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$42,893 - $99,208
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$43K
$72K
$99K
MEDIAN: $71,830
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$15.48 - $51.24
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$15
$33
$51
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$42,893 - $99,208  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,976  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $13,395  
Total Pay (?
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$42,626 - $100,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,033
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $51.24  
   
Overtime
$23.11 - $61.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,976  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $13,395  
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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$42,626 - $100,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Dominating the field, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force (USAF), BAE Systems Inc., and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts. Although the highest salaries can be found at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where median pay is $81K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $65K and $98K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Booz, Allen, and Hamilton at $79K, Leidos at $76K, and BAE Systems Inc., where Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts annually earn $73K.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at U.S. Marine Corps — the median salary comes to just $36K, less than half of the top paying company's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include U.S. Army at $46K, and U.S. Air Force (USAF) where $51K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts there earn up to $79K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,432

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For Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts, working in the bustling city of Arlington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Reston (+23 percent), Charlottesville (+13 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and McLean (+9 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Mid-Career Intelligence Analysts in Houston earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Workers in San Antonio and Fayetteville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (19 percent less and 18 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Intelligence Analyst Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 31%


National Average
$72,000

Research Analysis
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Data Analysis
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Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)
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Open Source
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Chinese, Mandarin Language
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
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Russian Language
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Arabic Language
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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