Information Security Analyst Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for information security analysts in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of information security analysts among Kentucky cities 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,850
25th Percentile Wage
$49,640
50th Percentile Wage
$75,360
75th Percentile Wage
$105,750
90th Percentile Wage
$148,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for information security analysts in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $148,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,850.

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
$75,360
4.09% 17.38%
2016
$72,280
4.16% -
2015
$69,270
11.12% -
2014
$61,570
-3.28% -
2013
$63,590
2.09% -
2012
$62,260
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of information security analysts in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of information security analysts in state of Kentucky ranges from $40,360 to $86,820. The highest paying area for information security analysts in Kentucky is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $86,820. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $80,320). The lowest paying area is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $40,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$86,820
Louisville-Jefferson County
$80,320
Evansville
$67,300
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$62,360
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$49,160
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$47,200
Owensboro
$40,360




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