Average Entry-Level Forensic Computer Analyst Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Forensic Computer Analyst is $56,288.
MEDIAN $56,288
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$37k - $85k

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Job Description for Forensic Computer Analyst

Forensic Computer Analyst Tasks
  • Contribute to ongoing forensic system and network analysis efforts to support daily vulnerability assessments, briefs, and general computer forensic operations.
  • Coordinate with other forensic experts to ensure that current intelligence information is communicated and disseminated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all forensic investigation activity is executed according to all federal and local law and internal standards.
  • Conduct forensic research projects on functional information systems, communication programs, and foreign network systems.

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Popular Skills for Forensic Computer Analyst

Skills in Forensics, Computer Security and Cyber Security are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Computer Analyst

An early career Forensic Computer Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,889 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Forensic Computer Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,217 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Forensic Computer Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,343 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,395.

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