Average Cyber Security Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Cyber Security Analyst is $75,924.
MEDIAN $75,924
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$49k - $119k

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The top respondents for the job title Cyber Security Analyst are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Mantech International Corp. where the average pay is $88,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Lockheed Martin Corp, earning around $88,275 and $86,671, respectively. U.S. Army pays the lowest at around $64,709. U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,550 and $79,203, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Cyber Security Analyst. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Cyber Security Analyst
Cyber Security Engineer
Information Security Manager
Information Security Analyst
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Cyber Security Analyst

Skills in Cyber Security, Security Intrusion Detection, Security Risk Management and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Security.

Pay by Experience Level for Cyber Security Analyst

An entry-level Cyber Security Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,305 based on 247 salaries. An early career Cyber Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,764 based on 1,241 salaries. A mid-career Cyber Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,192 based on 594 salaries. An experienced Cyber Security Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,708 based on 352 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,590.
Employees with Cyber Security Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tampa, Florida (10.8% more) and Huntsville, Alabama (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (12.7% less) and San Antonio, Texas (8.8% less).

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