Senior Intelligence Analyst Salary

Senior Intelligence Analysts who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just under two-thirds of Senior Intelligence Analysts. Pay fluctuates from $64K to $135K per year, but expected earnings average $92K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Most Senior Intelligence Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Senior Intelligence Analysts survey respondents are men (75 percent). Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$64,436 - $129,554
$64K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,013
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$29.93 - $73.99
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$0$133K
Salary $64,436 - $129,554
Bonus $1,973 - $12,164
Profit Sharing $20,723
Total Pay (?
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$64,751 - $133,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 213
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $56.00
Overtime $34.22
Annual Data $0$133K
Bonus $1,973 - $12,164
Profit Sharing $20,723
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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$64,751 - $133,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Senior Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence agents are information security positions that are usually government positions. They interpret and analyze information gathered by people in the field. Organizations that use intelligence agents include the police, the armed forces, and private companies. In the criminal field, intelligence agents use data to predict the activities of criminals and terrorists. The job involves extensive research using multiple sources and types of information, including strategic, tactical, and reporting/collecting. It is a fulfilling job that has the potential to help the country become safer.

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Senior Intelligence Analyst Tasks

  • Identify sources for intelligence data and incorporate them into the data stream.
  • Advise on how to improve data, conclusions and processes.
  • Compare data, identify discrepancies and flag suspect findings.
  • Review intelligence data and make recommendations.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Intelligence Analyst


Popular Skills for Senior Intelligence Analyst


Survey results suggest that Senior Intelligence Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Human Intelligence, Signals Intelligence, Open Source, and Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Analysis and Research Analysis. Most people who know Data Analysis also know Human Intelligence (HUMINT).

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Intelligence Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Intelligence Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Intelligence Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Intelligence Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Senior Intelligence Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 96 salaries. A Senior Intelligence Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,600

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

Senior Intelligence Analysts will find that McLean offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Senior Intelligence Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+17 percent) and Tampa (+2 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, San Antonio is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Arlington (4 percent lower) and Reston (1 percent lower).

Senior Intelligence Analyst Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Intelligence Analyst?

Senior Intelligence Analyst in Washington:
"No comment."
Work hard; ask questions; seek answers; always consider the options; find the truth; be aggressive but not intimidating.

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Key Stats for Senior Intelligence Analyst

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Senior Intelligence Analyst Salaries

▲21%

Entry-Level
▲4%

National Average
$92,000

▼2%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Intelligence Analyst Salaries



National Average
$92,000


Open Source
▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%
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