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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
$54,270
25th Percentile Wage
$71,810
50th Percentile Wage
$95,420
75th Percentile Wage
$123,080
90th Percentile Wage
$152,430

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 $152,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid information security analysts is $54,270.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,4203.54%7.57%
201592,0401.72%-
201490,460-0.92%-
201391,2903.38%-
201288,200--

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

The average salaries of information security analysts in 13 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 $107,320. 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
$107,320
Scientific Research and Development Services
$107,200
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$101,440
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$101,300
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$100,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$95,420
Testing Laboratories
$94,890
Legal Services
$93,620
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$93,490
Engineering Services
$93,300
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$93,170
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$91,300
Specialized Design Services
$67,580

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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