The average salary for an Information Assurance Analyst is $72,334.
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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 …Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Information Assurance Analyst
Security Risk Management
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Intrusion Detection
Skills in Security Risk Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and Security Testing and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Intrusion Detection and Security Policies and Procedures.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Assurance Analyst
An entry-level Information Assurance Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,656 based on 27 salaries. An early career Information Assurance Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,774 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career Information Assurance Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,886 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Information Assurance Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,121 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,792.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Information Assurance Analyst in their job title in Arlington, Virginia earn an average of 34.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (19.5% more) and San Diego, California (18.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (16.8% less), Norfolk, Virginia (13.1% less) and San Antonio, Texas (0.5% less).
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