The average salary for a Cyber Security Analyst is $75,866.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Cyber Security Analyst
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 Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where the average pay is $89,056. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mantech International Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp, earning around $88,500 and $88,124, respectively. U.S. Army pays the lowest at around $65,990. U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,861 and $82,363, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Cyber Security Analysts?
Security Intrusion Detection
Security Risk Management
Skills in Cyber Security, Security Intrusion Detection, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Security Risk Management and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cyber Security Analysts?
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 $62,245 based on 316 salaries. An early career Cyber Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,231 based on 1,594 salaries. A mid-career Cyber Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,660 based on 767 salaries. An experienced Cyber Security Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,630 based on 416 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,957.
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Employees with Cyber Security Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Huntsville, Alabama (9.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (9.5% less), Dallas, Texas (5.7% less) and Tampa, Florida (0.0% less).
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