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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 $118,250, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for information security analysts. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $116,530). 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 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
$118,250
$68,620 1,310
2 New Jersey
$116,530
$64,910 3,210
3 New York
$109,680
$60,110 6,170
4 California
$108,390
$58,420 8,470
5 Maryland
$108,000
$60,040 4,430
6 Virginia
$105,550
$66,920 13,190
7 New Mexico
$105,500
$67,500 790
8 Washington
$105,420
$59,700 2,200
9 Rhode Island
$104,530
$68,240 340
10 Massachusetts
$103,840
$60,800 3,300
11 Connecticut
$101,260
$66,980 1,050
12 Delaware
$100,940
$67,700 620
13 North Carolina
$98,500
$61,220 4,090
14 Colorado
$98,470
$60,030 2,870
15 Oregon
$97,900
$57,330 830
16 Minnesota
$94,950
$58,520 3,460
17 Alaska
$94,310
$49,960 70
18 New Hampshire
$94,310
$65,700 350
19 Illinois
$94,130
$58,550 3,970
20 Hawaii
$94,090
$54,030 180
21 Texas
$92,630
$50,730 7,760
22 Michigan
$92,180
$56,040 1,550
23 Pennsylvania
$91,490
$58,710 3,090
24 Ohio
$88,650
$53,470 3,290
25 South Dakota
$87,930
$60,050 230
26 Alabama
$87,660
$54,360 1,100
27 Georgia
$86,230
$55,140 2,840
28 Arizona
$83,720
$54,440 2,820
29 Florida
$83,580
$49,880 5,240
30 Missouri
$83,280
$50,360 2,820
31 Arkansas
$83,070
$50,440 1,750
32 Maine
$82,420
$51,890 250
33 Idaho
$81,920
$43,500 410
34 Nevada
$81,530
$53,850 480
35 Tennessee
$81,030
$43,180 1,580
36 Nebraska
$80,830
$51,100 630
37 Utah
$79,590
$48,870 550
38 Kansas
$77,440
$45,020 870
39 West Virginia
$77,350
$50,540 250
40 Vermont
$77,230
$47,800 110
41 North Dakota
$77,200
$47,130 180
42 Iowa
$77,070
$46,420 460
43 Kentucky
$75,360
$36,850 780
44 Indiana
$74,670
$46,090 1,080
45 South Carolina
$74,410
$46,240 1,200
46 Wyoming
$74,060
$41,380 30
47 Wisconsin
$73,950
$41,210 1,260
48 Oklahoma
$72,520
$48,660 830
49 Louisiana
$69,950
$45,900 460
50 Mississippi
$65,840
$43,260 330
51 Montana
$53,470
$27,740 130
52 Puerto Rico
$43,300
$26,610 310
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