A Network Security Analyst earns an average salary of $64,265 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Network Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$42,799 - $92,501
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MEDIAN: $64,264
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Network Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$10.00 - $45.95
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,799 - $92,501  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,726  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $12,325  
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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$41,210 - $95,592  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $45.95  
   
Overtime
$25.25 - $67.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,726  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $12,325  
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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$41,210 - $95,592  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 329
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Job Description for Network Security Analyst
A network security analyst ensures their company’s information systems and computer networks are secure. This includes protecting the company against hackers and cyber attacks, as well as monitoring network traffic and server logs for activity that seems unusual. Additionally, these analysts are responsible for finding vulnerabilities in the computer networks and creating recommendations for how to minimize these vulnerabilities. The network security analyst investigates security breaches, develops strategies for any security issues that arise, and utilizes the help of firewalls and antivirus software to maintain security.
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Network Security Analyst Tasks
  • Identify unsuccessful and successful intrusion attempts by reviewing and analyzing security events logs and event summary information.
  • Ensure the integrity and protection of networks; audit network security system to identify and protect areas of vulnerability.
  • Monitor Intrusion Detection Systems for potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts.
  • Communicate intrusions and compromises to agencies
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Pay Difference By Location
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$65,000
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Experience Affects Network Security Analyst Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Network Security Analyst Salaries

Network Management / Administration
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Network Security Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Cisco Networking
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National Average
$65,000
Security Intrusion Detection
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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