Average Intelligence Analyst Salary

$69,854
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$4,100
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$5,000
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The average salary for an Intelligence Analyst is $69,854.
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$44k
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$70k
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$104k
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What Do Intelligence Analysts Do?

Intelligence Analyst Tasks
  • Determine the significance and reliability of incoming information.
  • Establish and maintain intelligence records and files.
  • Initiate, coordinate and conduct research efforts.
  • Gather, analyze, and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Job Satisfaction for Intelligence Analyst

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The top respondents for the job title Intelligence Analyst are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force (USAF). Reported salaries are highest at Leidos where the average pay is $84,668. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CACI International Inc and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $79,208 and $75,462, respectively. U.S. Marine Corps pays the lowest at around $32,136. U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force (USAF) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $44,996 and $60,706, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Intelligence Analysts?

Skills in Intelligence Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Open Source, Data Analysis and Research Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Intelligence Analysts?

An entry-level Intelligence Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,875 based on 147 salaries. An early career Intelligence Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,388 based on 1,037 salaries. A mid-career Intelligence Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,780 based on 880 salaries. An experienced Intelligence Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,102 based on 638 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,397.
Employees with Intelligence Analyst in their job title in Fort Meade, Maryland earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (6.8% more) and McLean, Virginia (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Arlington, Virginia (10.3% less), Augusta, Georgia (6.8% less) and Tampa, Florida (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,958 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
35.1%
Mid Career
29.7%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
8.7%