$67,133
Avg. Salary
$24.56
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,125

Bonus

$2,318

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Security Analyst is $24.56 per hour.

The average pay for a Security Analyst is $67,133 per year.

$15.59
10%
$24.56
50%
$42.01
90%
MEDIAN $24.56
$45k
10%
$67k
50%
$99k
90%
MEDIAN $67,133
$45,300 - $99,021
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MEDIAN: $67,133
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$0$100K
Salary $45,300 - $99,021
Bonus $508 - $10,033
Profit Sharing $5.13 - $6,346
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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$42,483 - $100,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,040
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $15.59 - $42.01
Overtime $22.69 - $54.77
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $508 - $10,033
Profit Sharing $5.13 - $6,346
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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$42,483 - $100,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 401

Job Description for Security Analyst

Aspiring security analysts should be experienced in cybersecurity and able to succeed in a fast-paced, constantly-changing work environment, as security analysts work to maintain the integrity of company networks, as well as diagnose and quickly resolve network problems as they arise. They must be able to proactively identify risks to the network and promptly address and neutralize these threats, and knowledge of security log fundamentals is essential. Prior experience with escalation patterns, hardening systems, firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spam, secure electronic data transmission, and anti-malware is also important.

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Security Analyst Tasks
  • Conduct daily project coordination of assigned accounts.
  • Give security advice and guidance to technical contacts.
  • Guide clients in defining and implementing overall security strategy, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and manage status calls with each assigned account.
  • Perform security assessments, risk analysis and vulnerability testing and reviews.

Security Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$121K

$64,986

$86,000

Dell, Inc.
4 profiles
$47,500

Ameren Corp
3 profiles
$82,500

Common Career Paths for Security Analyst


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Security Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Security Analyst

Pay by Experience Level for Security Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Security Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 797 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 343 salaries. An experienced Security Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 208 salaries. A Security Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,144

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

Security Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Security Analyst?

Security Analyst in Baltimore:
"Good place to work but normal challenges."
Pros: Schedule
Cons: Pay

Security Analyst in Albuquerque:
"Very technical but great satisfaction."
Pros: Learning all the different technologies used across the world.
Cons: In front of a computer all day.

Security Analyst in Dallas:
"Constantly Learning."
Pros: Challenging, always busy, always.
Cons: Always busy, many points of failure that aren't connected to my job performance.

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Key Stats for Security Analyst

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 324 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Security Analyst Salaries

▲33%

▲22%

▲19%

National Average
$66,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Security Analyst Salaries

Cyber Security
▲22%



Data Analysis
▲2%

Security Policies and Procedures
▼0%

Security Intrusion Detection
▼0%

National Average
$66,000


Security Testing and Auditing
▼1%

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
▼1%

Network Management / Administration
▼2%


SAP Security
▼9%

Linux
▼10%

Network Security Management
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 324 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%