Average Information Assurance Engineer Salary

$88,426
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,800
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for an Information Assurance Engineer is $88,426.
10%
$62k
MEDIAN
$88k
90%
$133k
Is Information Assurance Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Salary
$62k - $133k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$62k - $133k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Information Assurance Engineers Do?

Information Assurance Engineer Tasks
  • Analyze networks to identify vulnerabilities and reduce breaches.
  • Develop and implement scanning and certification plans for network control and maintenance.
  • Document existing and proposed information architecture to convey compliance, problems, and solutions.
  • Resolve incidents and breaches, mitigating problems, and informing key personnel.

Job Satisfaction for Information Assurance Engineer

4 out of 5
(33)
Highly Satisfied
1Review

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Assurance Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Information Assurance Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, L-3 Communications and Leidos. Reported salaries are highest at CACI International Inc where the average pay is $95,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Leidos and Sentek Global, earning around $93,500 and $85,000, respectively. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems pays the lowest at around $70,199. L-3 Communications and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $75,365 and $84,456, respectively.

Information Assurance Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Information Assurance Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Computer Security, Security Testing and Auditing, Security Policies and Procedures and Security Risk Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Assurance Engineers?

An entry-level Information Assurance Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,220 based on 11 salaries. An early career Information Assurance Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,516 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Information Assurance Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,949 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Information Assurance Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,970 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,831.
Employees with Information Assurance Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Worth, Texas (4.5% more) and Orlando, Florida (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Knox, Kentucky (26.5% less), Nashville, Tennessee (12.6% less) and San Diego, California (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 226 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
30.5%
Mid Career
30.5%
Experienced
29.2%
Late Career
4.9%