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Information Security Analyst Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Information Security Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,300
25th Percentile Wage
$75,830
50th Percentile Wage
$99,080
75th Percentile Wage
$128,120
90th Percentile Wage
$159,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $159,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $99,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid information security analysts is $58,300.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$99,080
3.69% 10.98%
2016
$95,420
3.54% -
2015
$92,040
1.72% -
2014
$90,460
-0.92% -
2013
$91,290
3.38% -
2012
$88,200
- -

Compare Information Security Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of information security analysts in 14 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $108,640. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $67,580). For detailed information security analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$108,640
Scientific Research and Development Services
$108,620
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$108,160
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$104,170
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$102,550
Legal Services
$102,410
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$101,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$99,080
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$98,100
Engineering Services
$95,450
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$95,100
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$94,280
Testing Laboratories
$84,600
Specialized Design Services
$67,580

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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