Network Security Analyst Salary

The average salary for a Network Security Analyst is $65,465 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$43,591 - $99,289
$44K
$65K
$99K
MEDIAN: $65,465
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50%
90%

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$16.47 - $49.37
$16
$27
$49
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,591 - $99,289  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $11,236  
Profit Sharing
$19.26 - $39,453  
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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$42,930 - $102,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.47 - $49.37  
   
Overtime
$1.26 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.32 - $11,236  
   
Profit Sharing
$19.26 - $39,453  
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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$42,930 - $102,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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

  • Monitor Intrusion Detection Systems for potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts.
  • Communicate intrusions and compromises to agencies
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Network Security Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Security Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 173 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Security Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Network Security Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 52 salaries. A Network Security Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,716

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Key Stats for Network Security Analyst

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Network Security Analyst Salaries

▲35%

▲28%

▲15%

National Average
$66,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Network Security Analyst Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%