Average Base Pay
36.61% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Information Security Analysts role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $51,370. A Information Security Analysts candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $68,310. A person in a mid-career Information Security Analysts role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $76,140 a year. Information Security Analysts with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $84,360. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Information Security Analysts role’s annual salary averages $116,380 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Information Security Analysts position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $76,140 higher than the national average for Information Security Analysts positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Information Security Analysts roles that can advance both internally and with another company.