Information Security Analyst Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for information security analysts in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of information security analysts among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Information Security Analysts in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,420
25th Percentile Wage
$83,190
50th Percentile Wage
$108,390
75th Percentile Wage
$131,010
90th Percentile Wage
$159,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of information security analysts from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$108,390
-0.10% 10.66%
2016
$108,500
1.17% -
2015
$107,230
1.93% -
2014
$105,160
3.96% -
2013
$101,000
4.12% -
2012
$96,840
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Information Security Analysts in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of information security analysts in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of information security analysts in state of California ranges from $80,750 to $119,610. The highest paying area for information security analysts in California is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward with a median annual salary of $119,610. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont (mean annual salary $116,980). The lowest paying area is Chico with a median annual salary of $80,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$119,610
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$116,980
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$116,390
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$116,280
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$113,750
Modesto
$110,270
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$108,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$105,090
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$102,850
Salinas
$100,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$99,260
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$97,930
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$97,620
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$96,960
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$94,110
Fresno
$90,570
Vallejo-Fairfield
$88,870
Stockton
$86,940
Bakersfield-Delano
$83,000
Chico
$80,750




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