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Highest Paying Cities for Information Security Analysts

The top 100 highest paying cities for information security analysts (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of information security analysts in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $132,330, Danbury, Connecticut is the highest paying city for information security analysts. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $120,470). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of information security analysts in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Information Security Analysts

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Danbury, Connecticut
$132,330
30
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$120,470
1,210
3 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$117,140
4,400
4 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$116,700
5,910
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$116,460
540
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$113,980
2,320
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$113,920
690
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$113,280
1,720
9 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$109,720
370
10 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$109,400
2,290
11 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$108,900
410
12 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$108,330
160
13 Peabody, Massachusetts
$106,540
50
14 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$106,510
430
15 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$106,200
570
16 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$106,070
1,310
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$105,790
10,310
18 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$105,470
280
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$105,440
1,810
20 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$105,080
11,660
21 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$105,070
130
22 Richmond, Virginia
$104,550
660
23 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$103,980
1,480
24 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$103,700
2,010
25 Boulder, Colorado
$103,310
130
26 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$103,140
680
27 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$102,850
70
28 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$101,790
1,400
29 Wilmington, New Jersey
$101,630
450
30 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$101,580
290
31 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$100,790
130
32 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$100,570
110
33 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$100,240
n/a
34 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$99,860
110
35 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$99,780
350
36 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$99,510
590
37 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$99,510
120
38 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$99,460
550
39 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$99,260
2,190
40 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$99,120
90
41 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$98,460
1,420
42 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$98,100
30
43 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$97,900
600
44 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$97,620
590
45 Framingham, Massachusetts
$97,080
160
46 Binghamton, New York
$95,340
40
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$95,260
2,160
48 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$95,120
3,580
49 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$94,920
3,240
50 Camden, New Jersey
$94,720
170
51 Nashua, New Hampshire
$94,630
70
52 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$94,400
2,650
53 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$94,270
350
54 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$94,150
3,160
55 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$94,110
60
56 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$93,450
260
57 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$93,140
610
58 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$93,080
510
59 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$92,030
3,810
60 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$91,880
3,300
61 Fresno, California
$91,820
50
62 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$91,290
230
63 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$91,230
1,860
64 Charlottesville, Virginia
$90,830
120
65 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$90,810
630
66 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$90,570
110
67 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$89,850
640
68 Anchorage, Alaska
$89,240
70
69 Springfield, Massachusetts
$89,100
140
70 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$89,020
1,420
71 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$88,960
940
72 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$88,330
60
73 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$87,520
330
74 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$87,400
3,280
75 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$87,290
380
76 Tacoma, Washington
$87,220
180
77 Stockton, California
$86,940
40
78 Huntsville, Alabama
$86,790
440
79 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$86,640
280
80 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$86,340
30
81 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$86,330
40
82 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$85,500
50
83 Roanoke, Virginia
$85,140
50
84 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$85,120
420
85 Amarillo, Texas
$85,080
100
86 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$85,030
510
87 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$84,620
90
88 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$84,600
1,250
89 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$84,580
1,850
90 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$84,210
1,110
91 Worcester, Massachusetts
$84,180
120
92 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$83,820
580
93 Akron, Ohio
$83,760
110
94 Provo-Orem, Utah
$83,510
50
95 Salt Lake City, Utah
$82,550
320
96 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$82,520
40
97 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$82,280
810
98 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$81,740
530
99 Columbus, Ohio
$81,620
1,170
100 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$81,530
220
See also: Highest paying industries for information security analysts.