Average Information Security Associate Salary

$61,392
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$5,000
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The average salary for an Information Security Associate is $61,392.
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$41k
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$113k
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What Do Information Security Associates Do?

Information Security Associate Tasks
  • Audit, review, develop and implement data security policies, procedures, design and architecture to safeguard company information.
  • Train staff on security rules and policies for log-ins and passwords.
  • Determine and grant access levels based on the principle of least privilege to mitigate exposure of safeguarded information.

Job Satisfaction for Information Security Associate

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Security Associates?

Skills in Security Risk Management, Computer Security, IT Risk and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Policies and Procedures.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Associates?

An entry-level Information Security Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,823 based on 12 salaries. An early career Information Security Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,333 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Information Security Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,232 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Information Security Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Information Security Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 42.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (38.5% more) and San Antonio, Texas (23.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bridgewater, New Jersey (24.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
8.3%