A Security Analyst earns an average salary of $64,837 per year. A skill in Security Risk Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$45,391 - $93,348
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93K
MEDIAN: $64,837
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Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$14.52 - $44.10
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,391 - $93,348  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,202  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $5,098  
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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$43,485 - $95,543  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 713
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $44.10  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $54.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,202  
   
Profit Sharing
$961 - $5,098  
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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$43,485 - $95,543  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 713
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Job Description for Security Analyst
  • Coordinate and manage status calls with each assigned account.
  • Perform security assessments, risk analysis and vulnerability testing and reviews.
  • Guide clients in defining and implementing overall security strategy, policies and procedures.
  • Conduct daily project coordination of assigned accounts.
  • Give security advice and guidance to technical contacts.
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Pay by Experience Level for Security Analyst
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Denver
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New York
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San Francisco
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Washington
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Arlington
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Chicago
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Boston
0%
National Average
$65,000
Dallas
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St. Louis
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Charlotte
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Alexandria
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Security Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Security Analyst Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
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IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 2%
Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 2%
Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 1%
National Average
$65,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 150 votes.
Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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