Senior Intelligence Analysts who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than two-thirds of Senior Intelligence Analysts. Pay fluctuates from $63K to $129K per year, but expected earnings average $90K annually. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Senior Intelligence Analysts who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 80 percent. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Work is enjoyable for Senior Intelligence Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$62,181 - $127,130
$62K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,794
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$29.93 - $65.50
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$62,181 - $127,130  
   
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$1,935 - $11,864  
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$62,747 - $129,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Hourly Rate
$43.00  
   
Overtime
$34.61  
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$1,935 - $11,864  
   
Total Pay (?
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$62,747 - $129,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Senior Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence agents are information security positions that are usually government positions. They interpret and analyze information gathered by people in the field. Organizations that use intelligence agents include the police, the armed forces, and private companies. In the criminal field, intelligence agents use data to predict the activities of criminals and terrorists. The job involves extensive research using multiple sources and types of information, including strategic, tactical, and reporting/collecting. It is a fulfilling job that has the potential to help the country become safer.

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Senior Intelligence Analyst Tasks

  • Identify sources for intelligence data and incorporate them into the data stream.
  • Advise on how to improve data, conclusions and processes.
  • Compare data, identify discrepancies and flag suspect findings.
  • Review intelligence data and make recommendations.

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Popular Skills for Senior Intelligence Analyst


Survey results imply that Senior Intelligence Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Human Intelligence, Signals Intelligence, Open Source, and Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Research Analysis, Data Analysis, and Geospatial Intelligence. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Human Intelligence (HUMINT).

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Intelligence Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Intelligence Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Senior Intelligence Analysts in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $85K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $86K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Intelligence Analysts make a median salary of $91K. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $111K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,572

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Senior Intelligence Analysts, McLean provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. Senior Intelligence Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+19 percent) and Tampa (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 13 percent below the national average.

Senior Intelligence Analyst Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Intelligence Analyst?

Senior Intelligence Analyst in Washington:
"No comment."
Work hard; ask questions; seek answers; always consider the options; find the truth; be aggressive but not intimidating.

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Key Stats for Senior Intelligence Analyst

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
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1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Senior Intelligence Analyst Salaries


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$92,000



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Skills That Affect Senior Intelligence Analyst Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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