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Highest Paying States for Information Security Analysts

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $119,560, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for information security analysts. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $112,890). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Information Security Analysts

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$119,560
$67,550 850
2 New Jersey
$112,890
$68,880 2,180
3 New York
$109,630
$61,080 5,170
4 California
$108,500
$61,100 7,990
5 New Mexico
$107,640
$66,100 670
6 Maryland
$104,470
$58,230 4,440
7 Virginia
$102,160
$64,180 11,550
8 Connecticut
$101,260
$66,980 970
9 Colorado
$100,950
$65,110 2,250
10 Washington
$100,870
$56,740 1,890
11 Delaware
$100,210
$65,400 470
12 Rhode Island
$100,130
$66,030 340
13 North Carolina
$98,010
$59,740 3,590
14 New Hampshire
$95,370
$62,340 360
15 Massachusetts
$93,810
$47,570 3,340
16 Oregon
$93,750
$48,910 640
17 Texas
$91,920
$52,380 7,790
18 Alaska
$91,580
$48,140 80
19 Illinois
$90,990
$56,930 4,340
20 South Dakota
$88,540
$61,740 210
21 Michigan
$88,030
$53,320 1,970
22 Georgia
$87,960
$53,840 2,310
23 Pennsylvania
$87,770
$50,570 2,960
24 Minnesota
$87,480
$55,620 3,560
25 Idaho
$87,260
$43,550 460
26 Alabama
$85,230
$54,190 970
27 Ohio
$82,070
$53,310 2,800
28 Utah
$82,050
$51,670 450
29 Hawaii
$81,850
$53,360 210
30 Arkansas
$81,290
$51,330 2,160
31 Florida
$80,880
$49,860 4,810
32 Missouri
$79,960
$43,270 2,880
33 Indiana
$78,130
$46,930 990
34 Arizona
$77,030
$52,470 2,640
35 Wisconsin
$76,930
$42,920 1,390
36 Tennessee
$76,250
$37,980 1,240
37 Nevada
$76,130
$51,040 410
38 Vermont
$75,400
$53,750 80
39 North Dakota
$74,830
$52,940 210
40 West Virginia
$74,490
$47,910 170
41 Louisiana
$74,000
$44,190 570
42 Kentucky
$72,280
$39,720 490
43 Iowa
$72,010
$43,930 440
44 Nebraska
$71,950
$44,980 640
45 Oklahoma
$71,640
$45,050 590
46 Kansas
$71,370
$42,620 650
47 South Carolina
$69,470
$40,460 1,380
48 Maine
$66,520
$42,950 310
49 Mississippi
$62,660
$40,460 310
50 Montana
$55,140
$27,410 150
51 Puerto Rico
$43,200
$29,080 320
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