Average Experienced Security Analyst Salary

$82,890
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,744
Bonus
$2,580
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The average salary for an Experienced Security Analyst is $82,890.
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$56k
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$83k
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$119k
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What Do Security Analysts Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Security Analysts?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Security Analysts?

An entry-level Security Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,163 based on 214 salaries. An early career Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,042 based on 1,402 salaries. A mid-career Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,363 based on 471 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,977.
Employees with Security Analyst in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.0% more) and Denver, Colorado (11.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.0% less) and Orlando, Florida (12.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,176 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
64.4%
Mid Career
21.6%
Late Career
4.1%