Average Security Analyst Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$68,970
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$4,943
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Security Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia is $68,970.
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$47k
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$69k
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$98k
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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, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Security and IT Security & Infrastructure.

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 $65,036 based on 5 salaries. An early career Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,945 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Security Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,952 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Security Analyst in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (13.6% more) and Houston, Texas (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (5.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
62.9%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
12.9%