$72,117
Avg. Salary
$27.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,035

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Information Assurance Analyst is $27.47 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Assurance Analyst is $72,117 per year.

$17.94
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$27.47
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$50.78
90%
MEDIAN $27.47
$51k
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$72k
50%
$110k
90%
MEDIAN $72,117
$51,129 - $109,688
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MEDIAN: $72,117
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$0$109K
Salary $51,129 - $109,688
Bonus $0.00 - $5,128
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$50,067 - $109,359
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 332
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $17.94 - $50.78
Overtime $45.00
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,128
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$50,067 - $109,359
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Information Assurance Analyst

Information assurance analysts are mainly responsible for the planning, implementation, upgrading, and/or monitoring of security measures which make up the protection of corporate or government computer networks. They are responsible for ensuring that security controls are in place to protect both the electronic data itself and the electronic infrastructure in which it is stored. In addition, their job may require them to respond to attacks on the company’s computer systems via viruses or other security breaches. As a fairly new job category, information assurance analysts are part of the greater, more well-known job category of information security analysis.

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Information Assurance Analyst Tasks
  • Safeguard organizational data by analyzing architecture, conducting audits, and enforcing policies.
  • Communicate alerts organization-wide and to appropriate external bodies.
  • Lead incident response, including reporting and mitigating data breaches or losses.
  • Develop strategies to reduce risk, protect privacy, and increase overall information security.

Information Assurance Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$81K

$61,343

$78,534

Common Career Paths for Information Assurance Analyst


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Information Assurance Analysts often transition into Information Assurance Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Information Assurance Managers earn $88K per year.

Information Assurance Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Information Assurance Analyst


Survey takers who work as Information Assurance Analysts typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Security Testing and Auditing, Security Policies and Procedures, Security Risk Management, and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Those educated in Security Policies and Procedures tend to be well versed in Security Testing and Auditing and IT Security & Infrastructure.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Assurance Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Information Assurance Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Assurance Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 117 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Assurance Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Information Assurance Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 56 salaries. An Information Assurance Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-10%

-21%

National Average: $71,600

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

For those looking to make money, Information Assurance Analysts in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Information Assurance Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Arlington (+38 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Information Assurance Analysts is geography, with workers in Norfolk earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Huntsville and 9 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Information Assurance Analyst

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Information Assurance Analyst Salaries

▲36%

▲30%

▲14%

National Average
$72,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Information Assurance Analyst Salaries




IT Security & Infrastructure
▲1%

National Average
$72,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%