Security Analyst Salary (United States)

A Security Analyst earns an average salary of $64,980 per year. A skill in Network Security 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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$45,415 - $93,525
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MEDIAN: $64,980
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Security Analyst Total Pay (?
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$15.61 - $44.54
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,415 - $93,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $5,100  
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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$44,065 - $95,616  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 828
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $44.54  
   
Overtime
$20.71 - $55.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$974 - $5,100  
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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$44,065 - $95,616  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 828
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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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Minneapolis
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New York
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San Francisco
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Boston
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Arlington
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Chicago
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National Average
$65,000
Dallas
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Alexandria
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San Diego
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Pittsburgh
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Phoenix
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Experience Affects Security Analyst Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Security Analyst Salaries

Network Security Management
up arrow 36%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 3%
Data Analysis
up arrow 3%
Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 2%
Computer Security
up arrow 2%
Security Testing and Auditing
up arrow 1%
Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 1%
National Average
$65,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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