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Security Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Security Analyst is $65,401 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Security Analyst Salary (?
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$45,806 - $93,776
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,400
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Security Analyst Salary (?
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$14.85 - $45.45
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,806 - $93,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,087  
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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$44,366 - $96,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 883
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $45.45  
   
Overtime
$20.73 - $55.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,087  
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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$44,366 - $96,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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.

Common Career Paths for Security Analyst

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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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Minneapolis
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San Francisco
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Austin
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Arlington
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Chicago
0%
Boston
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National Average
$66,000
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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Experience Affects Security Analyst Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Security Analyst Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing
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Data Analysis
up arrow 3%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 2%
Security Policies and Procedures
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Computer Security
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Security Intrusion Detection
0%
National Average
$66,000
Network Management / Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%