Average Security Analyst Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$78,327
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$4,880
Bonus
$254
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The average salary for a Security Analyst in Washington, District of Columbia is $78,327.
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$47k
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$78k
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$112k
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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 Cyber Security and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Risk Management, Computer 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 $62,571 based on 8 salaries. An early career Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,170 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,318 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Security Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,595 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,825.
Employees with Security Analyst in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (16.7% less), Dallas, Texas (14.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 83 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
51.8%
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
8.4%
Late Career
6.0%