Information Security Analyst Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for information security analysts in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of information security analysts amongst Illinois metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Information Security Analysts in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,550
25th Percentile Wage
$72,850
50th Percentile Wage
$94,130
75th Percentile Wage
$120,400
90th Percentile Wage
$146,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,130
3.34% 16.14%
2016
$90,990
3.63% -
2015
$87,690
2.89% -
2014
$85,160
-1.51% -
2013
$86,450
8.69% -
2012
$78,940
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Information Security Analysts in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of information security analysts in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of information security analysts in state of Illinois ranges from $60,360 to $96,130. The highest paying area for information security analysts in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $96,130. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $95,900). The lowest paying area is Rockford with a median annual salary of $60,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$96,130
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$95,900
Champaign-Urbana
$90,520
Bloomington-Normal
$82,890
Peoria
$77,030
Springfield
$74,940
Rockford
$60,360




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