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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 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA (average annual salary $123,370). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
50
2 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$123,370
5,320
3 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$119,920
7,380
4 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$119,610
570
5 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$118,210
1,140
6 Bangor, Maine
$118,070
n/a
7 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$117,140
4,400
8 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$116,980
2,270
9 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$116,390
1,170
10 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$116,280
1,650
11 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$115,170
2,170
12 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$113,750
300
13 Appleton, Wisconsin
$113,640
n/a
14 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$113,340
160
15 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$113,030
n/a
16 Lynchburg, Virginia
$112,130
60
17 Modesto, California
$110,270
30
18 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$110,160
1,520
19 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$110,040
12,220
20 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$109,720
370
21 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$109,500
140
22 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$109,370
70
23 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$109,200
13,520
24 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$108,330
160
25 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$108,250
650
26 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$107,170
1,680
27 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$107,060
40
28 Roanoke, Virginia
$106,720
40
29 Peabody, Massachusetts
$106,540
50
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$106,380
2,540
31 Boulder, Colorado
$106,280
130
32 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$106,020
750
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$105,090
2,170
34 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$104,890
2,360
35 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$104,840
480
36 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$104,600
40
37 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$104,400
140
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$104,330
3,110
39 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$104,160
n/a
40 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$104,080
340
41 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$104,070
100
42 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$103,880
1,290
43 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$103,140
680
44 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$102,850
70
45 Wilmington, New Jersey
$101,910
580
46 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, USA
$101,840
110
47 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$101,650
3,030
48 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$101,470
570
49 Salinas, California
$100,700
30
50 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida
$100,240
n/a
51 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$100,220
290
52 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$99,860
110
53 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$99,470
400
54 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$99,400
140
55 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$99,260
2,190
56 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$99,160
580
57 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$99,090
40
58 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$99,000
1,600
59 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$98,540
790
60 California-Lexington Park, USA
$98,430
290
61 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$98,100
30
62 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$97,930
130
63 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$97,870
n/a
64 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$97,620
590
65 Framingham, Massachusetts
$97,160
140
66 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$96,960
680
67 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$96,250
930
68 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$96,130
3,030
69 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$96,110
540
70 New Haven, Connecticut
$96,000
70
71 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$95,920
2,460
72 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$95,900
3,400
73 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$95,850
100
74 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$95,630
210
75 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$95,470
380
76 Binghamton, New York
$95,340
40
77 Montgomery, Alabama
$95,180
90
78 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$95,050
3,200
79 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$94,890
880
80 Gainesville, Florida
$94,840
50
81 Columbus, Ohio
$94,740
1,070
82 Anchorage, Alaska
$94,680
60
83 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$94,110
60
84 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$94,030
860
85 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$93,810
980
86 Springfield, Massachusetts
$93,540
130
87 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$93,450
300
88 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$93,430
1,740
89 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$93,030
40
90 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$92,460
660
91 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$92,150
350
92 Bloomington, USA
$92,080
100
93 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$92,070
90
94 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$91,830
410
95 Camden, New Jersey
$91,600
290
96 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$91,530
3,560
97 Urban Honolulu, USA
$91,490
170
98 Olympia, Washington
$91,310
30
99 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$91,050
1,110
100 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$90,740
60
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