Information Security Analyst Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of information security analysts in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare information security analyst salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Information Security Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,610
25th Percentile Wage
$71,700
50th Percentile Wage
$96,250
75th Percentile Wage
$123,300
90th Percentile Wage
$151,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) information security analysts is $151,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid information security analysts is $55,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,250
3.44% 5.00%
2016
$92,940
-0.83% -
2015
$93,710
-0.31% -
2014
$94,000
1.18% -
2013
$92,890
1.56% -
2012
$91,440
- -

Compare Information Security Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of information security analysts in 20 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for information security analyst occupations is the wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) industry with an annual salary $103,430. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $65,020). For detailed information security analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$103,430
Other Telecommunications
$101,180
Other Information Services
$100,380
Other Information Services
$100,380
Telecommunications
$98,920
Newspaper Publishers
$97,610
Television Broadcasting
$97,530
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$96,840
Satellite Telecommunications
$95,610
Software Publishers
$95,600
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$95,410
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$95,370
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$94,350
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$94,350
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$93,660
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$93,280
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$91,690
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$91,690
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$86,910
Radio Broadcasting
$65,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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