Information Security Analyst Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Information Security Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,890
25th Percentile Wage
$71,930
50th Percentile Wage
$94,050
75th Percentile Wage
$119,410
90th Percentile Wage
$146,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $146,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid information security analysts is $55,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of information security analysts in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201694,0500.98%2.09%
201593,130-0.65%-
201493,740-0.70%-
201394,4002.46%-
201292,080--

Compare Information Security Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of information security analysts in 19 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $108,860. The lowest paying industry is the insurance agencies and brokerages industry (annual salary $77,960). For detailed information security analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$108,860
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$105,450
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$105,450
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$102,730
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$97,780
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$97,230
Other Financial Investment Activities
$95,640
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$95,440
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$95,350
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$94,130
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$93,760
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$93,170
Depository Credit Intermediation
$92,580
Insurance Carriers
$92,410
Other Insurance Related Activities
$92,070
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$91,160
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$89,350
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$83,940
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$77,960

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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