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
$56,300
25th Percentile Wage
$73,680
50th Percentile Wage
$97,680
75th Percentile Wage
$124,410
90th Percentile Wage
$152,790

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 $152,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid information security analysts is $56,300.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,680
3.72% 5.73%
2016
$94,050
0.98% -
2015
$93,130
-0.65% -
2014
$93,740
-0.70% -
2013
$94,400
2.46% -
2012
$92,080
- -

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

The average salaries of information security analysts in 22 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, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities industry with an annual salary $110,520. The lowest paying industry is the insurance agencies and brokerages industry (annual salary $83,170). For detailed information security analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$110,520
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$108,860
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$108,350
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$108,350
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$100,660
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$99,920
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$98,490
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$97,800
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$97,230
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$96,990
Other Financial Investment Activities
$95,640
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$95,440
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$94,810
Insurance Carriers
$94,590
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$93,190
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$93,170
Depository Credit Intermediation
$92,580
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$90,720
Other Insurance Related Activities
$90,450
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$89,350
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$85,850
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$83,170

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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